Lecher wires

plural noun
Lech·​er wires | \ ˈleḵə(r)-\

Definition of Lecher wires

: a pair of parallel wires so adjusted in length that the frequency of an electromagnetic wave may be determined from the position of the nodes and loops of the standing electromagnetic waves formed along the wires

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History and Etymology for Lecher wires

after Ernst Lecher †1926 Austrian physicist

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