# abatimientos

## English translation: . Physics. the periodic variation of amplitude in the interference pattern of two waveforms.

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 Spanish term or phrase: abatimientos English translation: . Physics. the periodic variation of amplitude in the interference pattern of two waveforms. Entered by:

 17:21 Aug 31, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Science
 Spanish term or phrase: abatimientos from a physics syllabus - under mechanical waves: Calcular la frecuencia de los abatimientos resultante[s] de la superposición de dos ondas armónicas con frecuencia ligeramente diferentes
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 beats Explanation:The physisists term for the null points in an interference patten is "beats" and the frequency is the "beat frequency".
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Ian McAllister (X)
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nacrests and valleys
 mangordi
naintensity fluctuations
 serapio
nalowering
 Elinor Thomas
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lowering

Explanation:
Calculate the frequency of lowerings resulting from ...

HTH :-)

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 Elinor ThomasLocal time: 09:08Native speaker of: SpanishPRO pts in pair: 247

38 mins
deviation

Explanation:
In maritime language, the meaning is "leeway", but essentially this is a "desvío". See if this works.

 ParrotSpainLocal time: 13:08Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 7645

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beats

Explanation:
The physisists term for the null points in an interference patten is "beats" and the frequency is the "beat frequency".

 Ian McAllister (X)Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 47
 Thanks so much!

agree  serapio: yeah, this is the right vocab
 24 mins

agree
 25 mins

agree  Davorka Grgic: Sí, lo puedes comprobar con Google. Soy ingeniera de física.
 1 hr

agree  Jon Zuber (X)
 12 hrs

1 hr
intensity fluctuations

Explanation:
Abatimientos would be attenuation, but what they're talking about is the throbbing that results from the interference of slightly different frequencies.

training and experience in wave physics
 serapioLocal time: 04:08Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 16

17 hrs
crests and valleys

Explanation:
peak fluctuations in waves...

Physics News Update Number 284 - PHASE IMAGING WITH HIGH- ...
... by measuring changes in phase. (If one considers the x ray as a wave with crests
and valleys, a phase shift is the amount by which the crests and valleys are ...
http://www.aip.org/enews/physnews/1996/split/pnu284-2.h

see above
 mangordiColombiaLocal time: 07:08PRO pts in pair: 119

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