a radio wave that propagates on or near the earth's surface and is affected by the ground and the troposphere.
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Origin of ground wave
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby ground wave
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British Dictionary definitions for ground wave
a radio wave that travels directly between a transmitting and a receiving aerialCompare sky wave
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