Latest Waves Stories

2013-07-19 23:02:17

Audibel Hearing Center will be a participating member in a star-studded event at the end of July. (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 The 13th annual “So the World May Hear Gala,” presented by the Starkey Hearing Foundation, celebrates the spirit of giving and showcases the tremendous impact of reflecting caring and sharing into the lives of others. Hearing is their primary vehicle to improve lives around the world and empower individuals to reach their full potential. With the support received at...

2013-07-17 23:24:50

Cosmetics Cop Paula Begoun and The Paula’s Choice Research Team are here to show how to get those coveted beachy waves – even if there is no ocean in sight. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Super-sleek tresses, neatly tousled curls, artfully placed braids or extensions are always stunning any time of year. But in the heat of summer, the hottest hair style is usually casual-looking beachy waves. The coveted, naturally sexy style is meant to appear like someone’s spent all day...

2013-07-17 23:17:08

The expansion pack features brand new voices, recorded in a professional studio by the best musicians that play the genre, as well as gritos, multi pads and remixed styles. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Yamaha introduced a Mexican Banda Voice and Style Expansion Pack for its PSR-S950 and PSR-S750 keyboards. The expansion features brand new Voices, recorded in a professional studio by the best musicians that play the genre. This new pack adds several features over a similar pack the...

2013-07-16 23:02:21

Instrument offers features that make learning and playing piano more fun than ever for piano students and hobbyists of all ages. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2013 Yamaha introduced its new DGX-650, a Portable Grand digital piano that is ideal for piano students and hobbyists of all ages. This entertaining alternative to an acoustic upright piano offers several features that make learning and playing piano more fun than ever, including upgraded piano sound and CD-quality audio recording...

2013-07-09 23:02:27

From-The-Ground-Up Cable Design Culminates in Lower Noise and Longer Life Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Gibson Pure instrument cables achieve three design goals: quiet operation, tonal excellence, and long life. Thanks to a radical new dialectric design, handling noise—even with high-gain amp setups—is up to 30dB lower across the frequency spectrum when tested against comparably priced cables. And the noise management doesn’t stop there. A unique, spring-loaded bushing stops...

2013-07-07 23:00:12

Renowned Electronic Drums Expert Joins Yamaha Team Buena Park, Calif. (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Yamaha Corporation of America (YCA) today announced the appointment of Steven Fisher to the position of Marketing Manager for Electronic Drums, effective today. His primary responsibility will be to advance the market for the company’s award winning DTX drums and he will report to Athan Billias, Director of Marketing, Pro Audio & Combo Division at YCA. Before joining Yamaha, Fisher spent...

2013-07-05 23:02:32

NuForce HD Player is specifically engineered to maximize the acoustic properties of NuForce’s award-winning earphones and headphones for a truer-to-the-source listening experience and unleash the full potential of them. Fremont, Cali. (PRWEB) July 05, 2013 NuForce, Inc., a leader in professional and consumer audio gear, introduces the NuForce HD Player, specifically engineered to maximize the acoustic properties of NuForce’s award-winning earphones and headphones for a...

2013-07-03 23:18:09

Technological innovation and wider range of features combine the best of acoustic and digital pianos. Buena Park, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Yamaha Corporation of America, Keyboard Division, announced that its latest SH and SG2 Silent Piano models, which were introduced at the 2013 NAMM Show, are now shipping. Yamaha Silent Pianos are acoustic pianos featuring sound-damping capabilities that allow players to plug in headphones and jam away without disturbing others. They can also be played...

Latest Waves Reference Libraries

2014-01-12 00:00:00

Seismology is the scientific study of earthquakes and the spread of elastic waves through the Earth or through other planet-like bodies. The field includes studies of earthquake effects, such as tsunamis in addition to diverse seismic sources such as tectonic, volcanic, oceanic, atmospheric, and artificial processes. A related field that utilizes geology to infer information regarding past earthquakes is paleoseismology. A recording of earth motion as a function of time is a seismogram. A...

Basic Ocean Terms
2013-02-05 12:52:11

Image Credit: Meteorologist Joshua Kelly When meteorologists are forecasting for ocean-going vessels, there are a few terms that we need to understand. The first term is wavelength. Wavelength is defined as the distance between two crests or between two troughs as seen in the image above. The example above highlights the crest to crest concept of wavelength. The next term that we use is wave height, and to determine this, we first must look at the wave when it passes our station. When...

2004-10-19 04:45:41

Electromagnetic Radiation -- Electromagnetic radiation is a combination of oscillating electric and magnetic fields propagating through space and carrying energy from one place to another. Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation. The theoretical study of electromagnetic radiation is called electrodynamics, a subfield of electromagnetism. When any wire (or other conducting object such as an antenna) conducts alternating current, electromagnetic radiation is propagated at the same...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'