ei·​gen·​mode ˈī-gən-ˌmōd How to pronounce eigenmode (audio)
: a normal mode of vibration of an oscillating system

Word History


eigen- (as in eigenvector) + mode entry 1

First Known Use

1972, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eigenmode was in 1972

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“Eigenmode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eigenmode. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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