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wave trough

[′wāv ‚trȯf]
(physics)
The lowest part of a wave form between successive wave crests.
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This means that in the strongly nonlinear environment a shock-like rear slope of the wave trough appears almost instantaneously and that the wave propagates into the shallow area as a bore (Parnell et al., 2015).
When the distance between nodes is 1500 mm without any obstacles in the indoor space, the main lobe of impulse response was distorted like a third order Gaussian pulse, where the second wave troughs amplitude was larger than the first trough.
2 that Riemann wave crests always propagate faster than c, and form a steep front at the face slope of the wave, while wave troughs always propagate slower than c, and form a steep front at the back slope of the wave.
WaveMaster extracts energy by using the pressure difference between a wave trough and wave crest.
Then, he said, two bad things can happen: The boat can turn sideways and roll, or the bow can dig into the bottom of the wave trough, causing the boat to "pitch-pole," or tumble end over end.
Yesterday's Westerly Wave trough still persists over Northern parts of Pakistan.
Also Westerly wave trough earlier over Northern Afghanistan has moved further Northeastwards and lies over Northeastern Afghanistan & adjoining areas.
Seasonal low at present prevails over Northeastern Balochistan with Westerly wave trough earlier over Northwestern parts of Afghanistan has moved Eastwards and lies over North Afghanistan.
Westerly Wave trough continues to prevail over Northern parts of Pakistan.
The prevailing Westerly Wave trough lies over Northern parts of Pakistan with Seasonal Low still persisting over North Balochistan.
"Westerly Wave trough earlier over Northern parts of Pakistan has moved away Eastwards with weak Seasonal Low continues to prevail over Northern Balochistan", the report added.