crest
  • noun the highest point on the top of an object
  • noun the white top of a wave
  • The maximum instantaneous value of a voltage, current, signal, or other quantity.
  • The maximum instantaneous absolute value of the displacement from a reference position, such as zero, for a voltage, current, signal, or other quantity. When referring to a wave or other periodic phenomenon, also called amplitude.
  • The crest (1), or crest (2) for a given time interval.

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