microwave communication

The transmission of signals by sending microwaves, either directly or via a satellite. The receivers for microwave signals are usually disc-shaped antennae from a foot to a few feet across and are often seen installed in business locations or near private homes.


Nearby words

  1. microvolt,
  2. microwatt,
  3. microwavable,
  4. microwave,
  5. microwave background,
  6. microwave detector,
  7. microwave oven,
  8. microwave spectroscopy,
  9. microwave spectrum,
  10. microwaveable

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