wavemeter

[weyv-mee-ter]

noun

a device for measuring the wavelength or frequency of a radio wave.

Nearby words

  1. waveguide,
  2. wavelength,
  3. wavelet,
  4. wavell,
  5. wavellite,
  6. waveoff,
  7. waver,
  8. waverley,
  9. waves,
  10. wavey

Origin of wavemeter

First recorded in 1900–05; wave + -meter

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British Dictionary definitions for wavemeter

wavemeter

noun

an instrument for measuring the frequency or wavelength of radio waves
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