compound wave

compound wave

[′käm‚pau̇nd ′wāv]
(fluid mechanics)
A plane wave of finite amplitude in which neither the sum of the velocity potential and the component of velocity in the direction of wave motion, nor the difference of these two quantities, is constant.
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When the compound wave reaches its target, it is split back into separate signals.
As a result, revenue for DDoS prevention appliances is growing fast, particularly in the mobile network segment, which will see the most explosive growth as it rides the compound wave of a transition to IP and data, massive increases in capacity, and a new role as a juicy and highly visible target for attacks," expects Jeff Wilson, principal analyst for security at Infonetics Research.