Definition of Sky wave

1. Noun. A radio wave that is reflected back to earth by the ionosphere or a communications satellite; permits transmission around the curve of the earth's surface.

Generic synonyms: Radio Emission, Radio Radiation, Radio Wave
Specialized synonyms: Ionospheric Wave



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sky Wave

sky daddy
sky dive
sky diving
sky girl
sky glow
sky marshal
sky marshals
sky parlor
sky parlors
sky parlour
sky parlours
sky pilot
sky pilots
sky scooter
sky scooters
sky wave (current term)
skyboard
skyboarding
skyboards
skyborn
skyborne
skybox
skyboxes
skybridge
skybridges
skycap
skycaps
skyclad
skycycle
skycycles

Literary usage of Sky wave

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1. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"Worked on Aug 8 cruise, making final calculations for sky wave. ... Worked on sky wave data. Vivian and Stepanoff on Sept 12 ray paths. ..."

2. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1836)
"And beneath the starless sky. Wave ! glorious standard, wave ! In tbe lone and silent aisle, As a trophy o'er the brave, On whom the sunbeams smile. ..."

3. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"FAB overhead An amber heaven fades to faintest gray: Sky stoops to sea, sea.rises gray to sky, Wave rolls on wave, for ever, sigh on sigh— The death of day. ..."

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