sound wave

sound wave (plural sound waves)

  1. (physics) The longitudinal wave of pressure that is transmitted through any plastic material; audible sound.
  • French: onde sonore
  • German: Schallwelle
  • Italian: onda sonora
  • Portuguese: onda sonora
  • Russian: звукова́я волна́
  • Spanish: onda sonora, onda acústica

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