Associations to the word «Wavelength»
WAVELENGTH, noun. The length of a single cycle of a wave, as measured by the distance between one peak or trough of a wave and the next; it is often designated in physics as λ, and corresponds to the velocity of the wave divided by its frequency.
WAVELENGTH, noun. The distance (measured in the direction of propagation) between two points in the same phase in consecutive cycles of a wave.
WAVELENGTH, noun. A shared orientation leading to mutual understanding; "they are on the same wavelength".
Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.