wave surface

noun

Definition of wave surface

2 : a combination of wave fronts developed simultaneously from a single center (as of light in uniaxial and biaxial crystals) the wave surface for a uniaxial doubly refracting substance consists of a sphere enclosing or enclosed by an ellipsoid of revolution

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“Wave surface.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20surface. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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