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ground wave

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  1. a radio wave that propagates on or near the earth's surface and is affected by the ground and the troposphere.

Origin of ground wave

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for ground wave

ground wave

ground ray

  1. a radio wave that travels directly between a transmitting and a receiving aerialCompare sky wave
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