wave band


: a band of radio-wave frequencies

Examples of wave band in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Depending on which wave band is being used and what materials are on the outside of the building, that penetration loss can be severe to the point where the Wi-Fi signal can only penetrate a single room. Joanna Nelius, The Verge, 8 Dec. 2023 One of the reasons the issues exist for 5G has to do with the fact that for all intents and purposes, 5G has been deployed in the millimeter wave bands. IEEE Spectrum, 29 Mar. 2023 Objects in the path of a signal can block it, a problem that becomes especially bad at 5G’s higher frequencies, such as the millimeter-wave bands between 24.25 and 52.6 gigahertz. IEEE Spectrum, 3 Sep. 2022 From the start of Lunch’s career with the beyond-abrasive no-wave band Teenage Jesus and the Jerks through her psycho-ambient and jazz-noir recordings, spoken word pieces, essay collections, film performances and visual art works, subjects like chaos and ruin have obsessed her. New York Times, 28 June 2021 The lead singer of the new wave band said Ticketmaster will be giving partial refunds after some ticket buyers for his band’s US tour were charged more in service fees than for the cost of their seats. Marianne Garvey, CNN, 17 Mar. 2023 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

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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 24 May. 2024.

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