Interference-pattern meaning

A pattern, as in optics or acoustics, that results when the amplitudes of two or more coherent waves intersect in constructive or destructive interference.
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An overall pattern that results when two or more waves interfere with each other, generally showing regions of constructive and of destructive interference. Optical interference patterns are analyzed in devices such as interferometers; the acoustic effect of beats is an example of an interference pattern.
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