HyperDic: traveling_wave

English > 1 sense of the expression traveling wave:
NOUNeventtraveling wave, travelling wavea wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave
English > traveling wave: 1 sense > noun 1, event
MeaningA wave in which the medium moves in the direction of propagation of the wave.
Synonymtravelling wave
Narrowersoliton, soliton wave, solitary wave(physics) a quantum of energy or quasiparticle that can be propagated as a traveling wave in nonlinear systems and is neither preceded nor followed by another such disturbance
Broaderwave, undulation(physics) a movement up and down or back and forth

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