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shortwave

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noun, often attributive short·wave \ˈshȯrt-ˌwāv\

Simple Definition of shortwave

  • : a radio wave with a wavelength between 10 and 100 meters

  • : a radio or receiver that uses shortwaves

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shortwave

  1. 1 :  a radio wave having a wavelength between 10 and 100 meters

  2. 2 :  a radio transmitter or receiver using shortwaves

  3. 3 :  electromagnetic radiation having a wavelength equal to or less than that of visible light

1907

First Known Use of shortwave

1907


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shortwave

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noun short·wave \ˈshȯrt-ˈwāv\

Medical Definition of shortwave

  1. 1:  a radio wave having a wavelength between 10 and 100 meters

  2. 2:  electromagnetic radiation having a wavelength equal to or less than that of visible light




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