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Hertzian wave

noun, Physics.
an electromagnetic wave produced by oscillations in an electric circuit, as a radio or radar wave: first investigated by H. R. Hertz.
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First recorded in 1895-1900 Unabridged
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Hertzian wave

an electromagnetic wave with a frequency in the range from about 3 × 1010 hertz to about 1.5 × 105 hertz
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C19: named after H. R. Hertz
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