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short·wave

 (shôrt′wāv′)
adj.
1. Having a wavelength of approximately 10 to 200 meters.
2. Capable of receiving or transmitting at wavelengths of approximately 10 to 200 meters: a shortwave radio.

short•wave

(ˈʃɔrtˈweɪv)

n., adj., v. -waved, -wav•ing. n.
1. a radio wave shorter than that used in AM broadcasting, corresponding to frequencies of over 1600 kilohertz: used for long-distance reception or transmission.
adj.
3. of, pertaining to, or using shortwaves.
v.t., v.i.
4. to transmit by shortwaves.
[1900–05]
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