square wave


Definition of square wave

: a waveform that varies periodically and abruptly from one to the other of two uniform values

Examples of square wave in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Interestingly, these eye movements, called square wave jerks, show up much more frequently not only in people in treatment for anorexia and those who have recovered from it, but also in their sisters who have never had an eating disorder. Kendall Powell, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Dec. 2021

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First Known Use of square wave

1932, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of square wave was in 1932

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“Square wave.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/square%20wave. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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