The continuous line or surface including all the points in space reached by a wave or vibration at the same instant as it travels through a medium.
(physics) A continuous line or surface describing the points affected at a given moment by a wave as it travels through a particular medium.
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Wavefront Sentence Examples
Two tremendous wave pools, bumper boats, a relaxing endless river, the Adventure River with geysers, waterfalls, and waves, and the Flash Flood flume boat ride with wavefront bridge are just a few of the fun watery options.
Use of wavefront sensors for image motion compensation (fast guiding) is required.
His powerful scientific imagination enabled him to realize that all the points of a wavefront originate partial waves, the aggregate effect of which is to reconstitute the primary disturbance at the subsequent stages of its advance, thus accomplishing its propagation; so that each primary undulation is the envelope of an indefinite number of secondary undulations.