Love waveLove wave
A type of seismic surface wave that causes rock particles to move with a side-to-side motion perpendicular to the direction of an earthquake's main propagation. Love waves travel faster than Rayleigh waves. Also called L wave .
Origin of Love waveAfter Augustus Edward Hough Love (1863-1940), British mathematician
(plural Love waves)
- From the predictions of the mathematician A. E. H. Love