verb (used with or without object), short·waved, short·wav·ing.
Words nearby shortwave
Examples from the Web for short-wave
Davis went ashore and held lengthy conversations with Manila by short-wave radio.
I picked up a short-wave broadcast on my suit but couldn't understand a word.Accidental Death|Peter Baily
There was a two-way, short-wave radio set built into his helmet.The Golden Amazons of Venus|John Murray Reynolds
When she came up it was to tell Terry that Nick was calling on the short-wave set.
It wasn't a scientific guy talking, just the short-wave operator.