A differential equation which describes the passage of harmonic waves through a medium. The form of the equation depends on the nature of the medium and on the process by which the wave is transmitted. The solutions to the equation depend on the circumstances in which the wave is propagated. See Schrodinger equation,
What is WAVE EQUATION?
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