Adjective "waveform" definition and examples

(Waveform may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈweɪvfɔːm/

Definitions and examples

noun

A curve showing the shape of a wave at a given time.
  1. 'As the pulse evolves the carrier wave can therefore become out of phase with the amplitude envelope, which can lead to a variety of different electric-field waveforms.'
  2. 'Including such intervals into the basalt layer, we have matched the amplitudes and waveforms of many features observed in the magnetic anomaly field.'

More definitions

1. the shape of a wave, a graph obtained by plotting the instantaneous values of a periodic quantity against the time.

More examples(as adjective)

"methods can be waveform."

"detection systems can be waveform."

Origin

(wave-form)