decametric

adjective
deca·​met·​ric | \ ˌde-kə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce decametric (audio) \

Definition of decametric

: of, relating to, or being a radio wave of high frequency

First Known Use of decametric

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for decametric

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

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