wave band


: a band of radio-wave frequencies

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The best: a group dressed as the new-wave band Devo. Matt Wake | Mwake@al.com, al, 1 Nov. 2022 Neo new-wave band the Fantastic Plastics have been together for eight years, technically a three-piece composed of Tyson, Miranda, and Dillon. Claire Lim, Wired, 12 May 2021 The range between around 24Ghz and 100Ghz, which is known as the millimetre-wave band, is sparsely used. The Economist, 14 Apr. 2021 Motorcade, a new-wave band of veteran Dallas musicians, sold out some of its first shows, made one of the best rock albums of 2018 and toured with the Ocean Blue in January. Jeremy Hallock, Dallas News, 8 Apr. 2020 As a result, third-wave bands now perform alongside the fans who grew up listening to their music. Jessica Lipsky, Billboard, 25 Apr. 2019 Porch Kat's dedication to jam-band precision, influenced by old-school acts Rush and Phish as well as next-wave bands Mungion, Aqueous and Tauk, could deliver a cash prize that would buy quite a bit of Miller High Life. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, 14 Feb. 2020 Qualcomm, the dominant US vendor of smartphone chipsets, jumped into the market with its first-gen X50 modem, which only supported millimeter-wave bands. Rob Pegoraro, Ars Technica, 4 Dec. 2019 Aside from how relatively few and scattered 5G networks are for now, the really big speed increases for 5G happen on 5G FR2, the millimeter-wave band. Jim Salter, Ars Technica, 4 Sep. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wave band was in 1923

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“Wave band.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20band. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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