radio wave

noun

Definition of radio wave

  1. :  an electromagnetic wave with radio frequency

First Known Use of radio wave

1915


RADIO WAVE Defined for English Language Learners

radio wave

noun

Definition of radio wave for English Language Learners

  • : an electromagnetic wave that is used for sending signals through the air without using wires


RADIO WAVE Defined for Kids

radio wave

noun

Definition of radio wave for Students

  1. :  an electromagnetic wave used in radio, television, or radar communication


Medical Dictionary

radio wave

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noun ra·dio wave \ˈrād-ē-ō-ˌwāv\

Medical Definition of radio wave

  1. :  an electromagnetic wave with radio frequency


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