deca·​met·​ric ˌde-kə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce decametric (audio)
: of, relating to, or being a radio wave of high frequency

Word History


decameter + -ic; from the wavelength range being between 1 and 10 dekameters

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of decametric was in 1950

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Cite this Entry

“Decametric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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