Definition of Rarefactions

1. Noun. (plural of rarefaction) ¹



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Definition of Rarefactions

1. rarefaction [n] - See also: rarefaction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rarefactions

rare earth metal
rare earth metals
rare earth mineral
rare earths
rare species
rare spring-sedge
rare spring-sedges
rarebit
rarebits
rared
raree-show
raree show
raree shows
rarefaction
rarefactional
rarefactions (current term)
rarefactive
rarefiable
rarefied
rarefier
rarefiers
rarefies
rarefy
rarefying
rareish
rarely
rareness
rarenesses
rarer
rareripe

Literary usage of Rarefactions

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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"... of the disturbance, just as the condensations and rarefactions of the air that affect the ear drum are concomitants of the displacements of the air. ..."

2. The Problem of Human Life: Embracing the "evolution of Sound" and "evolution by Alexander Wilford Hall (1880)
"I will, however, first let him explain to the reader how these "condensations" and "rarefactions" from two unison forks, by interfering, may "abolish the ..."

3. Evolution of Sound: Part of the Problem of Human Life Here and Hereafter by Alexander Wilford Hall (1878)
"I will, however, first let him explain to the reader how these "condensations" and "rarefactions" from two unison forks, by interfering, may "abolish the ..."

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