Translation of transverse wave in Spanish:

transverse wave

onda transversal, n.


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    onda transversal feminine
    • Then the researchers sent a quick, transverse wave pulse across the fluid.
    • The water wave, like the violin string, is an example of a transverse wave.
    • Specifically, light travels in transverse waves - that is, while traveling along a generally straight path, light waves will vibrate in many directions perpendicular to that path.
    • In fact Fresnel had already published his theory that light was a transverse wave but, although Doppler had read Fresnel's work, he did not accept it.
    • Most aquatic animals use the jet-stream propulsion in a form of propagating a transverse wave along the body from head to tail.