A presentation or display of the instantaneous amplitude of a signal as a function of time. A vibration waveform can be observed on an oscilloscope in the time base mode. [Bentley Nevada Corporation; Field of Rotating Machinery Measurement, Monitoring and Analysis]

Characteristic shape of a wave; helps determine timbre. [Friend, David; Learning Music with Synthesizers; Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation, 1974]

Some Basic Waveforms
Some Basic Waveforms

"Records of Motion are seeds for repetition of motion. In the seed is desire for manifesting imaged forms of idea. All forms are wave forms. All wave forms unfold from seed records of those wave forms." [Russell, The Secret of Light, page 137]

See Also

Figure 8.14 - Some Basic Waveforms and their constituent Aliquot Parts
9.31 - Oscillatory Motion creating Waveforms

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