eikonal

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EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek εἰκών (eikōn, image).

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eikonal (not comparable)

  1. (physics, mathematics) Describing the properties of a class of partial differential equation encountered in descriptions of wave propagation.

Derived termsEdit

  • eikonal approximation
  • eikonal equation

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Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 13:37