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waveguide Line breaks: wave|guide
Pronunciation: /ˈweɪvɡʌɪd/

Definition of waveguide in English:


A metal tube or other device confining and conveying microwaves.
Example sentences
  • The microwaves are conducted through copper waveguides to the copper tube of the accelerator.
  • In addition to microwave lenses, novel waveguides and other devices are under consideration.
  • Will a planar waveguide generate too much loss?

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