Kondratieff Wave

Business / Finance / Kondratieff Wave: An economic theory of the Soviet economist Kondratieff stating that the economies of the western world are susceptible to major up-and-down 'supercycles' lasting 50 to 60 years.

Other Words for Wave

Wave Adjective Synonyms: swell, undulation, billow, sea, heave, roller, whitecap, white horse, ripple, wavelet, breaker, comber
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Standing Wave

Technology / Home Audio / Standing Wave: A phenomenon where a sound is reflected between two parallel surfaces, such that certain sounds are made more intense and others diminished in given parts of a listening environment. Technically they MORE

Sound Waves

Technology / Home Audio / Sound Waves: Fluctuating waves of barometric pressure that travel through a physical medium such as air. An acoustic wave consists of a traveling vibration of alternate compressions and rarefactions, whereby sound MORE

Stationary Wave Theory

Science / Tides and Currents / Stationary Wave Theory: An assumption that the basic tidal movement in the open ocean consists of a system of stationary wave oscillations, any progressive wave movement being of secondary importance except as the tide advan MORE

Surface Wave

Science / Geology / Surface Wave: A type of seismic wave that travels along Earth's surface. MORE

Tropical Wave

Science / Weather / Tropical Wave: Another name for an easterly wave, it is an area of relatively low pressure moving westward through the trade wind easterlies. Generally, it is associated with extensive cloudiness and showers, and ma MORE

Tidal Wave

Science / Geology / Tidal Wave: A term that is incorrectly used in reference to a tsunami. Tsunamis have nothing to do with the tides. MORE

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