What is another word for shock wave?

48 synonyms found


[ ʃˈɒk wˈe͡ɪv], [ ʃˈɒk wˈe‍ɪv], [ ʃ_ˈɒ_k w_ˈeɪ_v]

How to use "Shock wave" in context?

What is a shock wave? Shock waves are a type of wave that's located at the boundary between two mediums. In other words, a shock wave is a type of wave that's caused by a sudden change in pressure. Shock waves are often used to describe how something vibrates.

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