New Wave {2} definición, New Wave {2} significado | diccionario de inglés definición

Buscar también en: Web Noticias Enciclopedia Imágenes
1    to move or cause to move freely to and fro  

the banner waved in the wind

2    intr   to move the hand to and fro as a greeting  
3    to signal or signify by or as if by waving something  
4    tr   to direct to move by or as if by waving something  
he waved me on     
5    to form or be formed into curves, undulations, etc.  
6    tr   to give a wavy or watered appearance to (silk, etc.)  
7    tr   to set waves in (the hair)  
8    one of a sequence of ridges or undulations that moves across the surface of a body of a liquid, esp. the sea: created by the wind or a moving object and gravity  
9    any undulation on or at the edge of a surface reminiscent of such a wave  
a wave across the field of corn     
10    the waves   the sea  
11    anything that suggests the movement of a wave, as by a sudden rise  
a crime wave     
12    a widespread movement that advances in a body  
a wave of settlers swept into the country     
13    the act or an instance of waving  
14      (Physics)   an oscillation propagated through a medium or space such that energy is periodically interchanged between two kinds of disturbance. For example, an oscillating electric field generates a magnetic oscillation and vice versa, hence an electromagnetic wave is produced. Similarly a wave on a liquid comprises vertical and horizontal displacements  
   See also       antinode       longitudinal wave       node       standing wave       transverse wave  
15      (Physics)   a graphical representation of a wave obtained by plotting the magnitude of the disturbance against time at a particular point in the medium or space; waveform  
16    a prolonged spell of some weather condition  
a heat wave     
17    an undulating curve or series of curves or loose curls in the hair  
18    an undulating pattern or finish on a fabric  
19       short for       wave moth  
20    make waves   to cause trouble; disturb the status quo  
     (Old English wafian (vb); related to Old High German weban to weave, Old Norse vafra; see waver; C16 (n) changed from earlier wawe, probably from Old English wæg motion; compare wag1)  
  waveless      adj  
  wavelike      adj  

Alfvén wave  
      n   a magnetohydrodynamic wave that is propagated in a plasma  
brain wave  
      n   any of the fluctuations of electrical potential in the brain as represented on an electroencephalogram. They vary in frequency from 1 to 30 hertz  
   See also       alpha rhythm       beta rhythm       delta rhythm  
carrier wave  
      n     (Radio)   a wave of fixed amplitude and frequency that is modulated in amplitude, frequency, or phase in order to carry a signal in radio transmission, etc.  
   See       amplitude modulation       frequency modulation  
cold wave  
1      (Meteorol)   a sudden spell of low temperatures over a wide area, often following the passage of a cold front  
2      (Hairdressing)   a permanent wave made by chemical agents applied at normal temperatures  
complex wave  
      n     (Physics)   a waveform consisting of a fundamental frequency with superimposed harmonics  
electromagnetic wave  
      n   a wave of energy propagated in an electromagnetic field  
   See also       electromagnetic radiation  
finger wave  
      n     (Hairdressing)   a wave set in wet hair by using fingers and comb only  
full-wave rectifier  
      n   an electronic circuit in which both half-cycles of incoming alternating current furnish the direct current output  
gravitational wave  
      n     (Physics)      another name for       gravity wave  
gravity wave  
      n     (Physics)  
1    a wave propagated in a gravitational field, predicted to occur as a result of an accelerating mass  
2    a surface wave on water or other liquid propagated because of the weight of liquid in the crests,   (Also called)    gravitational wave  
Informal   denoting a company or an investment that is potentially profitable but is unlikely to fulfil expectations before the investor has grey hair  
ground wave   , ray  
      n   a radio wave that travels directly between a transmitting and a receiving aerial  
   Compare       sky wave  
heat wave  
1    a continuous spell of abnormally hot weather  
2    an extensive slow-moving air mass at a relatively high temperature  
Hertzian wave  
      n   an electromagnetic wave with a frequency in the range from about 3x1010 hertz to about 1.5x105 hertz  
     (C19: named after H. R. Hertz)  
ionospheric wave  
      n      another name for       sky wave  
lee wave  
      n     (Meteorol)   a stationary wave sometimes formed in an air stream on the leeward side of a hill or mountain range  
longitudinal wave  
      n   a wave that is propagated in the same direction as the displacement of the transmitting medium  
   Compare       transverse wave  
long wave  
a    a radio wave with a wavelength greater than 1000 metres  
b    (as modifier)  
a long-wave broadcast     
medium wave  
a    a radio wave with a wavelength between 100 and 1000 metres  
b    (as modifier)  
a medium-wave broadcast     
Mexican wave  
      n   the rippling effect produced when the spectators in successive sections of a sports stadium stand up while raising their arms and then sit down  
     (C20: so called because it was first demonstrated at the World Cup in Mexico in 1986)  
new wave  
      n   a movement in art, film-making, politics, etc., that consciously breaks with traditional ideas  
New Wave   [1]  
      n   the. a movement in the French cinema of the 1960s, led by such directors as Godard, Truffaut, and Resnais, and characterized by a fluid use of the camera and an abandonment of traditional editing techniques,   (Also called)    Nouvelle Vague  
New Wave   [2]  
      n   rock music of the late 1970s, related to punk but more complex: sometimes used to include punk  
permanent wave  
      n      another name (esp. formerly) for       perm   1       1  
radio wave  
      n   an electromagnetic wave of radio frequency  
seismic wave  
      n   an earth vibration generated by an earthquake or explosion  
shock wave  
      n   a region across which there is a rapid pressure, temperature, and density rise caused by a body moving supersonically in a gas or by a detonation,   (Often shortened to)    shock      See also       sonic boom       shock tube  
short wave  
a    a radio wave with a wavelength in the range 10--100 metres  
b    (as modifier)  
a short-wave broadcast     
sine wave  
      n   any oscillation, such as a sound wave or alternating current, whose waveform is that of a sine curve  
sky wave  
      n   a radio wave reflected back to the earth by the ionosphere (ionospheric wave), permitting transmission around the curved surface of the earth  
   Compare       ground wave  
sound wave  
      n   a wave that propagates sound  
square wave  
      n   an oscillation, for example in voltage pulse, that alternates between two fixed values with a negligible transition time between the two, giving a rectangular waveform  
standing wave  
      n     (Physics)   the periodic disturbance in a medium resulting from the combination of two waves of equal frequency and intensity travelling in opposite directions. There are generally two kinds of displacement, and the maximum value of the amplitude of one of these occurs at the same points as the minimum value of the amplitude of the other. Thus in the case of electromagnetic radiation the amplitude of the oscillations of the electric field has its greatest value at the points where the magnetic oscillation is zero, and vice versa,   (Also called)    stationary wave      Compare       node       antinode  
stationary wave  
      n      another name for       standing wave  
surface acoustic wave  
      n   an acoustic wave generated on the surface of a piezoelectric substrate: used as a filter in electronic circuits  
tidal wave  
1       a name (not accepted in technical usage) for       tsunami  
2    an unusually large incoming wave, often caused by high winds and spring tides  
3    a forceful and widespread movement in public opinion, action, etc.  
transverse wave  
      n   a wave, such as an electromagnetic wave, that is propagated in a direction perpendicular to the direction of displacement of the transmitting field or medium  
   Compare       longitudinal wave  
travelling wave  
a    a wave carrying energy away from its source  
b    (as modifier)  
a travelling-wave aerial     
travelling-wave tube  
      n   an electronic tube in which an electron beam interacts with a high-frequency magnetic field so that energy is transferred from the beam to the field  
wave-cut platform  
      n   a flat surface at the base of a cliff formed by erosion by waves  
wave down  
      vb   tr, adv   to signal with a wave to (a driver or vehicle) to stop  
wave energy  
      n   energy obtained by harnessing wave power  
wave equation  
      n     (Physics)   a partial differential equation describing wave motion. It has the form ∇2φ = (1/c2)x(∂2φ/∂t2), where ∇2 is the Laplace operator, t the time, c the velocity of propagation, and φ is a function characterizing the displacement of the wave  
wave function  
      n     (Physics)   a mathematical function of position and sometimes time, used in wave mechanics to describe the state of a physical system.,   (Symbol)    ψ  
wave mechanics  
      n   functioning as sing     (Physics)   the formulation of quantum mechanics in which the behaviour of systems, such as atoms, is described in terms of their wave functions  
wave moth  
      n   any of several small geometrid moths with wavy markings, such as the common wave (Deilinia exanthemata), with grey-marked wings, and the lighter common white wave (D. pusaria),   (Often shortened to)    wave         
wave number  
      n     (Physics)   the reciprocal of the wavelength of a wave.,   (Symbol)    ν, σ  
wave power  
      n   power extracted from the motion of sea waves at the coast  
wave speed   , velocity  
      n      other names for       phase speed  
wave theory  
1    the theory proposed by Huygens that light is transmitted by waves  
2    any theory that light or other radiation is transmitted as waves  
   See       electromagnetic wave     (Compare)        corpuscular theory  
wave train  
      n     (Physics)   a series of waves travelling in the same direction and spaced at regular intervals  
Diccionario de inglés definición  
Consulte también:

wave, wave, wave, wave

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Definiciones
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
expression used to indicate that something happens very quickly
Para añadir entradas a su lista de vocabulario, únase a nuestra comunidad. Es fácil y rápido: