short wave


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short wave

n. Abbr. sw
An electromagnetic wave with a wavelength of approximately 200 meters or less, especially a radio wave in the 20 to 200 meter range.

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shortwave

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(Telecommunications)
a. a radio wave with a wavelength in the range 10–100 metres
b. (as modifier): a short-wave broadcast.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.short wave - a radio wave with a wavelength less than 100 meters (a frequency greater than 3 megahertz)
radio emission, radio radiation, radio wave - an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m
Translations

short wave

n (Radio) → onde fpl corte
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