Lecher wires

plural noun

Lech·​er 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

Word History


after Ernst Lecher †1926 Austrian physicist

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“Lecher wires.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lecher%20wires. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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