# 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

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