Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a wavelength of approximately 10 to 200 meters.
  • adjective Capable of receiving or transmitting at wavelengths of approximately 10 to 200 meters.

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  • adjective Having a wavelength of approximately 10 to 200 meters
  • adjective Capable of transmitting or receiving signals at such a wavelength.
  • noun Any shortwave frequency, having a wavelength between approximately 10 and 200 meters
  • noun Any wave in the shortwave frequency band

Etymologies

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short +‎ wave

Examples

  • More rain is almost certain tomorrow as a strong shortwave, which is like a kink in the jet stream, passes overhead.

    Gothamist

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    Radio Project Front Page Podcast

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    Radio Project Front Page Podcast

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    radio.indymedia.org

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    radio.indymedia.org

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    radio.indymedia.org

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    radio.indymedia.org

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    radio.indymedia.org

  • The Shortwave Report may be downloaded as a podcast from or iTunes (search for "shortwave" in podcasts)

    radio.indymedia.org

  • Walton also criticized Sixto for accepting a job in the White House, knowing that he had been stealing from the center, an independent institution that receives millions of dollars in USAID funds for rent, travel and equipment such as shortwave radios and laptops.

    AfterDowningStreet.org - Bush-Cheney Trials in '09

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