Definitions for "New Wave"
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An emotionally detached style of rock music characterized by a synthesized sound and a repetitive beat. [Go to source
an art movement in French cinema in the 1960s
any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts)
A school of sf writing de-emphasizing science realism; speculative fiction with surrealism, allegory, mysticism, etc. New Wave writers tended to be vaguely leftwing, anti-establishment types, whose stories focused on dystopias, violence and sex; all of which had been taboo in sf prior to the emergence of the New Wave in the mid-1960s. Now largely passé.
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In design, New Wave refers to an approach to typography that actively defies strict grid-based organizing conventions.
a polite term devised to reassure people who were scared by punk, it enjoyed a two- or three-year run but was falling from favor as the '80s began
NewWave was an object-oriented graphical desktop environment and office productivity tool for PCs running early versions of Microsoft Windows (beginning with 2.0). It was developed by Hewlett-Packard and introduced c. 1989.