waveform

a) A graphical representation of a wave obtained by plotting some characteristic of the wave (such as amplitude), versus time
b) The representation of an audio signal, stored in analog or digital form as a plot of amplitude versus time.

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  • waveform — [wāv′fôrm΄] n. a graphic representation showing the shape of a wave that is often periodic and usually plotted with the amplitude of the wave on one axis and time on the other axis, as the sine wave of an electronic signal …   English World dictionary

  • Waveform — Wellenform eines Stereo Musikstücks im freien Audioeditor Audacity Als Waveform, im Deutschen auch Wellenform, wird die grafische Darstellung eines Audio oder anderen elektrischen Signals bezeichnet. Eine Wellenform stellt den zeitlichen Verlauf… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • waveform — signalo pavidalas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. signal shape; waveform vok. Kurvenverlauf, m; Signalgestalt, f rus. форма сигнала, f pranc. forme d onde, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • waveform — bangos pavidalas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. wave form; wave shape; waveform vok. Wellenform, f rus. форма волны, f pranc. forme d’onde, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • waveform — noun Date: 1845 a usually graphic representation of the shape of a wave that indicates its characteristics (as frequency and amplitude) called also waveshape …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • waveform — The form of a pulse; e.g., an arterial pressure or displacement wave; or of the pacemaker pulse as demonstrated on the oscilloscope under a specified load. pressure w. a graphic …   Medical dictionary

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