forced wave

forced wave

[¦fȯrst ′wāv]
(fluid mechanics)
Any wave which is required to fit irregularities at the boundary of a system or satisfy some impressed force within the system; the forced wave will not in general be a characteristic mode of oscillation of the system.
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Eliot Randall, Iwan Davies and Jake Burt kept up their fine display of passing, while Cael James and Alex forced wave after wave of Basingstoke attackers wide.
The home side forced wave after wave of attack, and the only surprise came from the fact that it took so long for the goals to arrive.
As opposed to traditional port excitations, external incident field illumination leads to forced waves along the lines in the structure.
Hopelessness forced waves of poor from rural areas into the developing urban centers of the state.