Definition of Wavefront

1. Noun. (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium.

Exact synonyms: Wave Front
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Surface



Definition of Wavefront

1. Noun. (physics) An imaginary surface passing through points of a medium oscillating in phase. ¹

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Medical Definition of Wavefront

1. A surface at which all vibratory motion is of like phase concurrently. (05 Aug 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Wavefront

wave shape
wave shoaling
wave ski
wave theory
wave theory of light
wave train
wave vector
waveband
wavebands
waved
wavefield
wavefields
waveform
waveform monitor
waveforms
wavefront (current term)
wavefronts
wavefunction
wavefunction collapse
wavefunctions
waveguide
waveguided
waveguides
waveguiding
wavelength
wavelengths
waveless
wavelessly
wavelet
wavelets

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