What is a transverse wave called?

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In physics, a transverse wave is a wave whose oscillations are perpendicular to the direction of the wave's advance. This is in contrast to a longitudinal wave which travels in the direction of its oscillations… Hence a transverse wave of this nature is called a shear wave.

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