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  1. Longitudinal wave

    Longitudinal waves, also known as "l-waves", are waves whose direction of vibration is the same as their direction of travel, meaning that the movement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the motion of the wave. Mechanical longitudinal waves are also called compressional waves or compression waves, because they produce compression and rarefaction when traveling through a medium.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of longitudinal wave in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of longitudinal wave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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