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radio wave

noun

: an electromagnetic wave that is used for sending signals through the air without using wires

Full Definition of RADIO WAVE

:  an electromagnetic wave with radio frequency
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First Known Use of RADIO WAVE

1916

Rhymes with RADIO WAVE

RADIO WAVE Defined for Kids

radio wave

noun

Definition of RADIO WAVE for Kids

:  an electromagnetic wave used in radio, television, or radar communication
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radio wave

noun ra·dio wave \ˈrād-ē-ō-ˌwāv\

Medical Definition of RADIO WAVE

:  an electromagnetic wave having a frequency in the range that extends from about 3000 hertz to about 300 billion hertz and includes the frequencies used for radio and television

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