1 the act or an instance of interfering
2 (Physics) the process in which two or more coherent waves combine to form a resultant wave in which the displacement at any point is the vector sum of the displacements of the individual waves. If the individual waves converge the resultant is a system of fringes. Two waves of equal or nearly equal intensity moving in opposite directions combine to form a standing wave
3 (Also called)
radio interference any undesired signal that tends to interfere with the reception of radio waves
4 (Aeronautics) the effect on the flow pattern around a body of objects in the vicinity
n (Engineering) a match between the size and shape of two parts, such that force is required for assembly as one part is slightly larger than the other
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