eigenmode

noun
ei·​gen·​mode | \ˈī-gən-ˌmōd \

Definition of eigenmode 

: a normal mode of vibration of an oscillating system

First Known Use of eigenmode

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for eigenmode

eigen- (as in eigenvector) + mode entry 1

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