electric wave

Origin of electric wave

First recorded in 1870–75

Words Nearby electric wave

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How to use electric wave in a sentence

  • The words were vibrant with a low-pitched hum, that smote and bored like the impact of an electric wave.

    Blue Goose | Frank Lewis Nason
  • Her breath came suddenly; with the monosyllable an electric wave had set the pulses of both tingling.

    The Wayfarers | Mary Stewart Cutting
  • It was our own Joseph Henry who, in 1842, discovered the electric wave—the "induction" upon which wireless telegraphy depends.

    American Men of Mind | Burton E. Stevenson
  • When Miss Hopkins came in to tea an electric wave of excitement surged round the room, then broke in disappointment.

    For the School Colours | Angela Brazil
  • To understand the nature of an electric wave we must consider, in the first place, some properties of the ether.

    Hertzian Wave Wireless Telegraphy | John Ambrose Fleming