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flu·id wave

a sign of free fluid in the abdominal cavity; percussion on one side of the abdomen transmits a wave that is felt on the opposite side.
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It is clear from this figure that the responses for both materials vary significantly and can be associated with the relative value of the shear wave velocity of the solid in comparison with the fluid wave velocity [34].
As sound vibrations travel through the stapes and push the oval window into the inner ear, fluid waves are created in the inner ear that travel through the cochlea to dissipate at the round window.