verb (used with or without object), short·waved, short·wav·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for shortwave
By the time the fifth year had passed, even shortwave reports had long since ceased.
And it was the same abroad, according to the few garbled reports thereafter obtainable only via ancient shortwave devices.
Much later, as they neared Riverview, Penny absently switched on the shortwave radio.Swamp Island|Mildred A. Wirt
Like all cars belonging to the Swifts' key personnel, Bud's was equipped with a two-way shortwave radio.Tom Swift and the Electronic Hydrolung|Victor Appleton
Closing themselves into the car, the girls tried without success to get the outlaw shortwave station.Voice from the Cave|Mildred A. Wirt
British Dictionary definitions for shortwave
- a radio wave with a wavelength in the range 10–100 metres
- (as modifier)a short-wave broadcast