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Wave form that represents periodic oscillations. Electrical voltage and current is transmitted in the form of these waves.

The waveform produced by rotating a loop of wire at uniform speed in a magnetic field and measuring the voltage that is induced, along with the angular displacement of the wire.

A wave whose amplitude varies as the mathematical sine of a linear function of time, also known as the sinusoidal wave.

A wave form consisting of a positive and negative half cycle, each one lasting 8.33 milliseconds. Based on U.S. power generation at a 60-hertz cycle.

A wave following the equation y = sin x, where x is degrees and y is voltage or sound pressure level. A sine wave is a waveform of a single frequency producing pure tone without harmonics.

A signal varying with time which can be obtained through projection of a rotating vector of constant magnitude with constant angular velocity on a linear scale.

A perfectly smooth and uniform wave

A periodic wave that can be represented by a sine curve. The amplitude of such a wave is a function of the sine of a linear quantity such as phase or time.

flying the kite up and down at the edge of the wind window (which creates a sine wave pattern) to generate more power with apparent wind.

The waveform produced by a signal source at a specific frequency.

Time is defined as the transition time from an output logic high to an output logic low. Also known as sinusoidal wave. Clipped Sine Wave is a sine wave that the upper and lower part is cut off sliced or limited.

A representation of an alternating current cycle.

A waveform that curves smoothly and evenly in an Sshape.

A periodic wave related to simply harmonic motion.

A waveform whose amplitude at any time through a rotation of an angle from 0Â° to 360Â° is a function of the sine of an angle.

a wave whose waveform resembles a sine curve

a basic type of wave

a good place to start for the LFO waveform, but be sure to try others as well-square, ramp, sawtooth, and even random waveforms can be useful in certain musical contexts

an example of a regular wave

a nice smooth, rounded wave, the kind of wave that sounds good

a pulsed wave

a pure frequency (represented by a smooth curve

a pure tone, triangle and sawtooth waveforms have many harmonics and sound relatively harsh compared with a sinewave

a pure tone with no over tones or harmonics

a simple frequency with no harmonics

a waveform of an object oscillating with simple harmonic motion

The shape of an ideal AC waveform. Most high-end uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs) provide an accurate sine wave. Some less sophistical UPSs produce a square wave, which may cause some devices to not work properly or to shorten their life span.

A waveform that has is defined by an equation in which one variable is proportional to the sine of the other, as generated by an oscillator in simple harmonic motion. The sine wave is the most ideal form of electricity for running more sensitive appliances, such as radios, TVs, computers and the like.

Continuous waveform of a particular frequency (cycles per second).

A periodic wave that changes polarity from positive to negative and has the mathematical form of a sine curve.

An output waveform described by a sine curve. A voltage or decibel value and tolerance must be included to complete the specification.

See: Pure Tone.

the simplest kind of periodic wave, such as that made by an ideal tuning fork.

A pure, single frequency wave. Audio signals are sine waves or combinations of sine waves.

A waveform that represents periodic oscillations of a pure frequency.

In the science of physics, a waveform with a deviation that can be expressed as the "sine" or "cosine" of a linear function of time or space or both. ( Picture)

The wave generated by alternating current generators and sine wave solid-state inverters.

The graph or curve used to describe the characteristics of alternating current and voltage.

The waveform that would be obtained from a vibrating source that was vibrating at just one frequency (making a pure tone).

Waveform of a single frequency, indefinitely repeated in time. In practice there must be a transient at the start and finish of such a wave.

The waveform that appears on the AC power lines. The 50/60 Hertz sine wave is a periodic voltage waveform that oscillates above and below a zero axis. When displayed on an oscilloscope it appears as an undulating wave with voltage appearing on the "y" axis and time on the "x" axis.

A wave which can be expressed as the sine of a linear function of time, space or both. A waveform, often viewed on an oscilloscope, of a pure alternating current or voltage.

A sine wave is a graphical representation of a sine function, where the sine values (usually the y axis) are plotted against the angles (x axis) to which they correspond. AC voltage and current wave shapes approximate such a curve.

A wave which can be expressed as the sine of a linear function of time and /or space.

The basic signal waveform. In analog data communications, the carrier signal on the telephone line is a type of sine wave.

A waveform which oscillates periodically with the amplitude of points on the waveform proportional to the sine of the phase angle of the point.

The output wave form of an electric generator or utility. A smooth sine wave gong above and below zero is created. This wave form is also produced by sine wave inverters such as the Trace SW and CO-Sine series.

Describes an ideal waveform with a smooth arcing alternating waveform. All products using AC power are designed for use with sine wave output. Many high-end line interactive and online UPS products provide sine wave output at all times. See square wave and PWM sine wave.

The waveform of a pure tone, i.e. a single frequency. All audio signals can be broken down into combinations of sine waves.

The waveform of a pure alternating current or voltage. It deviates about a zero point to a positive value and a negative value. Audio signals are sine waves or combinations of sine waves. The waveform of a pure alternating current or voltage. It deviates about a zero point to a positive value and a negative value. Audio signals are sine waves or combinations of sine waves.

a continuous periodic waveform whose amplitude varies as the sine of the linear function of time. Occasionally referred to as a sinusoidal wave, it has no harmonics except the fundamental.

The sinusoidal wave form exhibited by alternating current.

A periodic oscillation. The fundamental waveform from which other waveforms may be generated by combinations of various group of harmonics. The voltage and current waveforms produced from the power company generators (alternators) are basic sine waves.

It is the ideal waveform for the transfer of AC power. There are two types of waveforms available. A "modified sine wave", and the "true sine wave". For more information about sine wave's view our section in the FAQ's.

The simplest possible periodic waveform. It consists of a single frequency and is commonly used a test signals for audio equipment.

the most basic waveform, consisting of a single partial. Forms the basis of all complex, periodic sounds.

A sine wave is a wave form which is generated by the path of a point moving around on a circle as it rolls along a line.

The optimal output wave form of alternating current (AC). A smooth wave going above and below zero.

A waveform that looks like rolling waves on water. It rises and falls smoothly with time. The grid puts out a sine waveform. Any plug in AC equipment will operate from a sine wave output.

The type of alternative current generated by alternating current generators, rotary inverters, and solid-state inverters.

A common curved wave shape that is mathematically defined.

A uniform wave created by a single frequency.

A signal put out by an oscillator in which the voltage or equivalent rises and falls smoothly and symmetrically, following the trigonometric formula for the sine function. Sub-audio sine waves are used to modulate other waveforms to produce vibrato and tremolo. Audio-range sine waves contain only the fundamental frequency, with no overtones, and thus can form the building blocks for more complex sounds.

Wave whose amplitude is the sine of a linear function of time. It is plotted on a graph that plots amplitude against time or radial degrees relative to the angular rotation of an alternator.

A cyclical wave that when plotted corresponds to the plot of the trigonometric sine function. The sound waves of pure tones yield this function when plotted.

The curve traced by the projection on a uniform time scale of the end of a rotating arm, or vector. Also known as a sinusoidal wave. The basic synchronous alternating waveform for all complex waveforms.

The sine wave or sinusoid is a function that occurs often in mathematics, signal processing, alternating-current power engineering, and other fields.

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An analog electronic signal that follows the mathemtical definition f(t)= A*sin(kt).

a true rhythmic progression

a plot of the distance above the ground of a spot on the edge of a rolling wheel, as it rolls along

a mathematical function, of course

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