progressive wave

progressive wave

[prə′gres·iv ′wāv]
(meteorology)
A wave or wavelike disturbance which moves relative to the earth's surface.
(physics)
A wave which transfers energy from one part of a medium to another, in contrast to a standing wave. Also known as free-traveling wave.
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And yes, we had a bit of a progressive wave here last year.
While Andrew Cuomo 's response to Cynthia Nixon's much-hyped but ultimately unsuccessful primary challenge was both arrogant and petty, he was at least partly right to say that, so far, the insurgent progressive wave is "not even a ripple", at least if he speaks with regard to the United States rather than the Democratic party.
The top ballot results raise questions as to whether the Senate outcomes represented a progressive wave or simply backlash against the Independent Democratic Conference, or IDC, a block of Democratic senators who caucused with the Republicans.
If elected, Hillary will either join this new progressive wave or will be nudged and challenged by it.
Later, they realized that in order to construct a progressive wave solution, which behaves like an incident wave far offshore, they had to allow a singularity at the shoreline [1-3].
Away from the structure, the wave field consists of only the progressive wave modes, which disperse according to their direction of propagation, the water depth and Snell's Law.
Pool instead admires companies like Aston Martin--part of a progressive wave of British design propelled by technology.
In [10] a 16 element progressive wave RHCP linear array antenna with -26 dB Taylor distribution and a 2% residual power (dissipated in a coaxial load at the end of the array) was presented.
progressive wave of a lower energy than the initial X-ray.
The outcome of this is a progressive wave movement inside the medium.
True, it was the 1967 military defeat of mainly pan-Arab regimes that proved the strongest blow to what then appeared a powerful and progressive wave of pro-independence pan-Arabism.

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