wave packet

noun

Definition of wave packet

  1. :  a pulse of radiant energy that is the resultant of a number of wave trains of differing wavelengths

First Known Use of wave packet

1928


Learn More about wave packet


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up wave packet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!