electromagnetic wave

noun

Definition of electromagnetic wave

  1. :  one of the waves that are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity and that include radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays, and gamma rays

1882

First Known Use of electromagnetic wave

1882


ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE Defined for Kids

electromagnetic wave

noun

Definition of electromagnetic wave for Students

  1. :  a wave (as a radio wave or wave of light) that travels at the speed of light and consists of a combined electric and magnetic effect


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electromagnetic wave

noun

Medical Definition of electromagnetic wave

  1. :  one of the waves that are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity and that include radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays, and gamma rays


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