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LONGITUDINAL SOUND WAVE [1 record]

Record 1 2002-11-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Radio Waves
  • Acoustics (Physics)
DEF

Normal propagating sound wave in which the motions of the relevant particles are in line with the direction of translation of energy.

CONT

Sound in air propagates as a longitudinal wave.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Ondes radioélectriques
  • Acoustique (Physique)
DEF

Onde dans laquelle la direction du déplacement des particules, en tout point du milieu, est perpendiculaire aux surfaces d'onde.

OBS

onde longitudinale : terme et définition normalisés par l'AFNOR et reproduits avec son autorisation.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Ondas radioeléctricas
  • Acústica (Física)
DEF

Onda en la que la magnitud física característica de la misma se encuentra en la dirección de propagación de la onda.

CONT

El sonido se propaga en el aire como una onda longitudinal.

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