from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The mathematical representation of a wave, especially a graph obtained by plotting a characteristic of the wave against time.
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- n. The shape of a wave function represented by a graph showing some dependent variable as function of an independent variable.
- n. The shape of a physical wave, such as sound, electric current or electromagnetic radiation, or its representation obtained by plotting a charecteristic of the phenomenon (such as voltage) versus another variable, often time.
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- n. the shape of a wave illustrated graphically by plotting the values of the period quantity against time
wave + form (Wiktionary)