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See also: short-wave and short wave

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short +‎ wave

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shortwave (not comparable)

  1. (of radio waves) Having a wavelength of approximately 10 to 200 meters
  2. (of radio equipment) Capable of transmitting or receiving signals at such a wavelength.

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NounEdit

shortwave (plural shortwaves)

  1. Any shortwave frequency, having a wavelength between approximately 10 and 200 meters
    Many stations broadcast on shortwaves.
  2. Any wave in the shortwave frequency band
    Shortwaves are longer than microwaves.

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