wave angle


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n wave angle the angle of arrival (or departure) of a radio wave with respect to the axis of an antenna array
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In literature:

Her whole soul was concentrated upon the freshness of her complexion and the angle of the mauve hat on her dark waved hair.
"The Port of Adventure" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The fact is, most of the shot had touched the waves, and had flown off from their varying surfaces at every angle that offered.
"The Two Admirals" by J. Fenimore Cooper
The faster you draw the stick the more waves and wider the angle it will leave.
"Owen Clancy's Happy Trail" by Burt L. Standish
Bones's long arms were waving at ungainly angles as he semaphored his warning.
"The Keepers of the King's Peace" by Edgar Wallace
Then, as the angle changed, he saw Marbek clearly, waving his arm.
"Smugglers' Reef" by John Blaine
When sailing through high waves, always try as far as possible to head into them directly at right angles.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
It is sticking out of the water at a fantastic angle and the waves are hardly moving it.
"The Lost Kafoozalum" by Pauline Ashwell
The angles are the vibratory waves of the former force in motion.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
At the angle it waved its sizzling molten head to and fro over the closed eyes of the man beneath it.
"The Monster and Other Stories" by Stephen Crane
In this way he obtained the "angle of emergence" of the wave.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various

In news:

With Christine O'Donnell, Carly Fiorina, Sharron Angle and other conservative "Mama Grizzlies" sharing Sarah Palin's spotlight, female political hopefuls seem poised to usher in a new wave this midterm election season.
Brick Mower, Meat Wave, Wide Angles .
Brick Mower, Meat Wave, Wide Angles.
Brick Mower, Meat Wave, Wide Angles.
This camera boasts a wide-angle lens and a gorgeous purple wave pattern way cooler than the typical black variety.

In science:

We investigate the dependence of the scattering properties (band gaps and Anderson localization) on the wavelength, strength of randomness and relative angle of the incident wave.
Light Scattering on Random Dielectric Layers
The non-monotonous behavior of γx with respect to the angle ϕ might be related to the fact that the mechanism of localization is due to interference of different parts of the scattered wave.
Light Scattering on Random Dielectric Layers
The strength of the latter depends crucially on the wavelength and the relative angle of the incident wave.
Light Scattering on Random Dielectric Layers
Figure 9: Behavior of the Lyapunov exponents for random layers with α = 1 as a function of the angle ϕ of the incident wave and ω 2/c2 .
Light Scattering on Random Dielectric Layers
Fock state |1iθj ,ωj contains one photon at frequency ωj in the form of a plane wave propagating along radial angle θj (j = s, i).
Random nonlinear layered structures as sources of photon pairs for quantum-information processing