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gravity wave[′grav·əd·ē ‚wāv]
A wave at a gas-liquid interface which depends primarily upon gravitational forces, surface tension and viscosity being of secondary importance.
A wave in a fluid medium in which restoring forces are provided primarily by buoyancy (that is, gravity) rather than by compression.
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