antinode


noun Physics.

  1. the region of maximum amplitude between two adjacent nodes in a standing wave.

noun

  1. physics a point at which the amplitude of one of the two kinds of displacement in a standing wave has maximum value. Generally the other kind of displacement has its minimum value at this pointSee also standing wave Compare node
n.

1872, from anti- + node.

  1. In a standing wave, the region or point of maximum amplitude between two adjacent nodes. Compare node.

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