# sine wave

## Definitions

### General Science

- noun a waveform with a simple shape like a sine curve, produced by a single frequency
- noun the shape of a signal or voltage that is described by the sin formula, giving a rounded wave that repeatedly rises and
__falls__with time

### Electronics

- A
__periodic wave__whose amplitude follows the values of a__sine curve__. simple harmonic motion is a__sinusoidal__function of time. power mains__current__without harmonic current has this waveform. Also called sinusoidal wave. - synonymsinusoidal wave