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A structure of conductive or dielectric material boundaries used to guide high-frequency electromagnetic and acoustic waves.


(Electronics) electronics a solid rod of dielectric or a hollow metal tube, usually of rectangular cross section, used as a path to guide microwaves



a conduit, as a metal tube, coaxial cable, or strand of glass fibers, used as a conductor or directional transmitter for various kinds of electromagnetic waves.
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Noun1.waveguide - a hollow metal conductor that provides a path to guide microwaves; used in radar
conductor - a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.
microwave radar, radar, radio detection and ranging, radiolocation - measuring instrument in which the echo of a pulse of microwave radiation is used to detect and locate distant objects
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Due to the evanescent field and two very closed waveguide the signal will be migrate to another waveguide alternately.