radio wave

noun
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of radio wave

: an electromagnetic wave with radio frequency

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First Known Use of radio wave

1915

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Definition of radio wave for English Language Learners

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


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radio wave

noun

Definition of radio wave for Students

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

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radio wave

noun ra·dio wave \ ˈrād-ē-ō-ˌwāv \

medical Definition of radio wave

: an electromagnetic wave with radio frequency

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