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ultrashort

[uhl-truh-shawrt]
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adjective
  1. extremely short.
  2. (of a wavelength) smaller than 10 meters.

Origin of ultrashort

First recorded in 1925–30; ultra- + short
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British Dictionary definitions for ultrashort

ultrashort

adjective
  1. (of a radio wave) having a wavelength shorter than 10 metres
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