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S waves (Smws)

Definition
Seismic waves that travel though side to side movements. They can travel through solid only. They are also called shear waves. (Source: www.sciencelearn.org.nz/help/glossary/(namefilter)/s)
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Shear waves
Transverse waves
Broader Term
Waves (Smw)
Related Terms (Hierarchical)
Elastic waves (Smwe)
Gravity waves (Smwg)
Internal waves (Smwk)
Longitudinal waves (Smwm)
Plane waves (Smwn)
Solitons (Smwo)
Surges (Fluid mechanics) (Smwp)
Wave motion (Smwy)