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S-wave



noun, Geology.
1.
a transverse earthquake wave that travels through the interior of the earth and is usually the second conspicuous wave to reach a seismograph.

S wave n.
A downward deflection of the QRS complex in an electrocardiogram following an R wave.
S wave
See secondary wave.

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