A longitudinal compressional wave produced by an earthquake.
Origin: From primary + wave.
P-waves are a type of elastic wave, called seismic waves in seismology, that can travel through a continuum. The continuum is made up of gases, liquids, or solids, including the Earth. P-waves could be produced by earthquakes and recorded by seismographs. The name P-wave is often said to stand either for primary wave, as it has the highest velocity and is therefore the first to be recorded; or pressure wave, as it is formed from alternating compressions and rarefactions. In isotropic and homogeneous solids, the mode of propagation of a P-wave is always longitudinal; thus, the particles in the solid have vibrations along or parallel to the travel direction of the wave energy.
The numerical value of p-wave in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of p-wave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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