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noun ei·gen·mode \ˈī-gən-ˌmōd\

Definition of eigenmode

  1. :  a normal mode of vibration of an oscillating system

Origin and Etymology of eigenmode

eigen- (as in eigenvector) + 1mode

First Known Use: 1972

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