wavelength

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wave +‎ length

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wavelength (plural wavelengths)

  1. The length of a single cycle of a wave, as measured by the distance between one peak or trough of a wave and the next; it is often designated in physics as λ, and corresponds to the velocity of the wave divided by its frequency.

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