pressure wave

noun

Definition of pressure wave

  1. :  a wave (such as a sound wave) in which the propagated disturbance is a variation of pressure in a material medium —called also P-wave

1942

First Known Use of pressure wave

1942


Medical Dictionary

pressure wave

noun

Medical Definition of pressure wave

  1. :  a wave (as a sound wave) in which the propagated disturbance is a variation of pressure in a material medium (as air)


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