long wave


noun

Electricity. an electromagnetic wave over 60 meters in length.
Geology. L wave.

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Origin of long wave

First recorded in 1830–40

OTHER WORDS FROM long wave

long-wave, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for long wave

long wave

noun

  1. a radio wave with a wavelength greater than 1000 metres
  2. (as modifier)a long-wave broadcast
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