Definition of Short wave

1. Noun. A radio wave with a wavelength less than 100 meters (a frequency greater than 3 megahertz).

Definition of Short wave

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of shortwave) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Short Wave

short subject
short sweetening
short sword
short swords
short tandem repeat
short tandem repeats
short temper
short tempers
short term
short time
short title
short ton
short tons
short vinculum
short vowel
short wave (current term)
short wave diathermy
short waves
short whist
shortbread cookie

Literary usage of Short wave

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1908)
"Relation of light of very short wave-length to some vacuum tube phenomena, Astro- phys. J. 28: 52-S. Jl. '08. Ultra-violet absorption of some gases. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1899)
"This scale line will show how to move the short wave gravity line and the curved ... The short wave gravity line is the homologue of If a become no. and X ..."

3. Experimental Wireless Stations: Their Theory, Design, Construction and by Philip E. Edelman (1922)
"... Magnetic Tube Sensitizer; short wave Oscillating Receiver; New Circuits. , TIME SIGNAL FIXED SET It is possible to arrange a fixed adjustment set to ..."

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