eigenmode

noun
ei·​gen·​mode | \ ˈī-gən-ˌmōd How to pronounce eigenmode (audio) \

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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“Eigenmode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eigenmode. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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