wave front :
- n all the points just reached by a wave as it propagates
- n (physics) an imaginary surface joining all points in space that are reached at the same instant by a wave propagating through a medium
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- How Viruses Take the Short Trip from London to NYC
With this new theory, we can reconstruct outbreak origins with higher confidence, compute epidemic-spreading speed and forecast when an epidemic wave front is to arrive at any location worldwide,said study researcher Dirk Brockmann, a theoretical physicist who conducted the research at the Northwestern University. Infectious diseases have long been spread across borders by travelers.
Dec. 12, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News