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wave theory

noun

Definition of WAVE THEORY

:  a theory in physics: light is transmitted from luminous bodies to the eye and other objects by an undulatory movement —called also undulatory theory

First Known Use of WAVE THEORY

1833

wave theory

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WAVE THEORY

:  a theory in physics: light is transmitted from luminous bodies to the eye and other objects by an undulatory movement—called also undulatory theory

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