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radio wave Syllabification: ra·di·o wave
Pronunciation: /ˈrādēˌō wāv/

Definition of radio wave in English:


An electromagnetic wave of a frequency between about 104 and 1011 or 1012 Hz, as used for long-distance communication.
Example sentences
  • Working on the 13.56 MHz frequency, a radio wave ricochets off the chip, picking up a code that identifies the bearer.
  • All in all, what's left is a distinctive set of pulses, the imprint of the radio wave being intermittently altered by the gravity wave.
  • Terahertz radiation represents the last unexplored frontier of the radio wave and light spectrum, Nori said.
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