soliton

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See also: Soliton, solitón, and sóliton

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solitary +‎ -on

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soliton (plural solitons)

  1. (physics, mathematics) A self-reinforcing pulse or travelling wave caused by any non-linear effect (found in many physical systems).
    Synonyms: carrier wave (obsolete), solitary wave, wave of translation

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