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When waves approach shore and "feel the bottom", water piles up and breakers form. ... Long shore current is a function of the angle of wave approach. ... However, the waves are not all that moves on the shoreline. ... As long as the waves hit the shoreline "straight on", the wave crests are parallel to the shoreline,&#...
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Sound Waves

Sound Waves Waves are disturbances that travel through a space while changing its matter. A sound wave is what allows us to hear sounds. ... Sound waves must travel through a solid, a liquid, or a gas. The more tight the particles, the faster the wave will travel. ... Sound waves are quite complex. ...
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The Third Wave

One can easily see the pattern to the mentioned waves. He describes wave one as the start of agriculture. ... With first "wave" of families, communities were formed. ... In the second wave, we see the start of a more selfish minded society. ... Our desire for existence in wave one was only of a minimal requirement. ...
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The Wave

The Characters in The Wave were searching for an answer to why the Holocaust occurred. ... Until he decided to start an experiment called "The Wave". The Wave appealed to the students of Gordon High. ... One student, named Robert Billings became very involved in the wave. He had been referred to as an untouchable (strasser 17...
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The Sound of Waves

The Sound of Waves, by Yukio Mishima, is no exception. ... The sound of the waves, and the condition of the waves, all depend on the mood of the scene. When it is calm, the waves are also calm. ... The sound of the waves can also be negative. ... Although it is silent, and the waves are not restless, there is something...
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sound waves

The example of a slinky wave is often used to illustrate the nature of a wave. ... Since a sound wave is a disturbance, which is transported through a medium via the means of particle interaction, a sound wave is characterized as a mechanical wave. ... There are two different categories of waves: mechanical waves and electromagnetic waves....
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Wave Power

Installation / Construction - construction of wave energy conversion facilities could lead to the loss of species on the seabed. ... Unlike dams, wave power structures that are equally long-lived promise comparatively benign environmental effects. Wave power is renewable, green, pollution-free, and environmentally invisible, if not beneficial, particularly offs...
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The Wave

The Wave of Technology The world of today from a technological standpoint has been making advances almost daily and if current progress is any indication will continue to do so for a long time to come. ... Others use the technological wave as a means to try out new ideas, theories and inventions. &#...
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the wave

The wave is about a history teacher whose name is Ben Ross. ... They called the group that wave and they made a handshake, and a symbol. ... She decided to drop out of the wave. ... Laurie and David were talking one night and David brought up that she still was not in the wave, and she needed to join the wave. ... The wave sta...
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The French New Wave

The French New Wave The term French New Wave or La Nouvelle Vague refers to the work of a group of French film-makers between the years 1958 to 1964. ... During the late 1950s and early 1960s young film-makers in many countries were creating their own "new waves", for example the working-class cinema of the "angry young men&...
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Think of these standing waves as a guitar string being plucked. ... Only certain standing wave is possible in an atom. This suggests that particles can be waves. ... In this light it can either be waves or particles. ... Thus the wave theory is what it is....
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Like the waves

Without warning, a wave pounded in, taking me by surprise. ... I plopped down on the beach, just sitting and watching the waves. ... As I sat beside my family, I stared at the waves. ... Yet, I sat planted next to my family watching the waves roll in. ... My soul has become like the waves, moving against the shore of ...
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The Waves of History

The Waves of History As we approach the twenty-first century, we are also approaching the verge of the Technological Revolution. ... In the third wave of history, the careers that will be most popular among American citizens will be ones which involve the processing and distributing of information. ... As we approach the third wave of&#...
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the waves

In this essay, an analysis of process types will show how Rhoda, a character from Virginia Woolf's novel The Waves, experiences herself and the world. ...
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Electro Magnetic Waves

It is characteristics of both a wave and a particle. ... Light can be thought of as a wave which travels at a certain velocity. ... Like an ocean wave, or a sound wave, the light waves can change with time and place. ... Blue light has a short wave length and red light has long wavelengths Infra-red 1. ... Atmosphere...
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French New Wave

The French New Wave was a movement that lasted between 1959 to 1964. ... The final influence on the French New Wave came in 1958. ... Then in 1959, France called for a "new wave" and it got it. ... The first of these French New Wave films was Jean-Luc Godard's A Bout de Souffle (Breathless). ......
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Plato's three waves

These obstacles, or waves as Socrates calls them, are vital to the city's success. ... The first wave is common tasks for both men and women, or equality of the sexes. ... The second wave is women and children are to be held in common. ... The third and final wave is the king must be a philosopher. ... All of the...
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Second Wave of Feminism Making Great Strides in Reproduction, Race, Homosexuality, and Labor

Arising out of the broader civil rights movements, the Second Wave of Feminism confronted a wide range of social and political issues. Because the agenda of the Second Wave of Feminism was diverse, it touched the lives of most women throughout the world. ... While not every individual female throughout the world has benefited from the Second Wave of ...
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Not Waving But Drowning

'Not Waving But Drowning' by Stevie Smith explores the idea of isolation by being misunderstood by the people around you. ... The lines "I was much further out than you thought And not waving but drowning" apply to the actual location of the drowning man, far out in the water and out of his depth, and the di...
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The wave of the future

The wave of the future is drowning out very quickly. ... In conclusion the wave of the future in some ways will drown itself out while others reach the beach. ...
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History of the French New Wave

In 1959- early 1960 five directors released debut feature length films that are widely regarded as heralding the start of the French nouvelle vague or French New Wave. ... It was from such clubs that the inspiration and driving force of many of the new wave directors came from. A young Francois Truffaut, along with Jean Luc-Godard and Jacqu...
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Cable Modems--Wave of the Future?

CABLE MODEMS--Wave of the Future? ... The wave of the future as far as Internet access is concerned is cable modems. ... The cable modem is definitely the wave of the future. ...
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Radio Astronomy

Radio astronomy uses radio waves to study regions of space. Radio waves are a form of electromagnetic radiation - like visible light waves only with much longer wavelengths. Visible light waves are oscillating electromagnetic signals with wavelengths of less than one millionth of a metre, whereas radio waves have wavelengths in the range of a few m...
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ElectroMagnetic Radiation

An electromagnetic wave consists of two waves at perpendicular planes, on representing the electrical field while the other represents the magnetic field. ... The waves are used in the transmission of radio and television signals. AM and FM radio signals fall in the long-wave radio range, while TV signals use the short-wave radio range, somewhere&#...
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Guglielmo Marconi

He found that you could use radio waves as a signaling system. ... The sound wave is a type of compression or longitudinal wave. In a compression or longitudinal wave the vibrations happen in the same direction as the wave's velocity. ... The frequency is the length of one cycle of a wave. ... Radio waves move 186,000 miles per&#...
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