# 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