Word forms: (regular plural) sine waves
noun (Electrical engineering: Circuits, Communication, Computing and control) A sine wave is the fundamental waveform from which other waveforms may be generated. ⇒ The voltage and current waveforms produced from the power company generators are basic sine waves. ⇒ The peak-to-peak value is twice the maximum or peak value of the sine wave and is sometimes used for measurement of AC voltages. ⇒ A sine wave is the fundamental waveform from which other waveforms may be generated.
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