radio wave

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n radio wave an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength between 0.5 cm to 30,000 m
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Usage

In literature:

The longer wave lengths of this sort travel with the ease and speed of radio waves.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
Shall we see what the wild radio waves are saying?
"Operation Terror" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The problem is the same as with radio waves, which are also energy.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
Time and again he sent messages on 600, a radio wave length reserved to coast and ship service alone.
"Curlie Carson Listens In" by Roy J. Snell
Radio or television waves are the best comparisons.
"Ten From Infinity" by Paul W. Fairman
The iron absorbs the radio waves and gets hot.
"Morale" by Murray Leinster
Nothing but short-wave radio directed at us.
"The Ultimate Weapon" by John Wood Campbell
The radio boys laughed and sang, cracked jokes, and waved to passing cars, while the mileage record on the speedometer mounted steadily up.
"The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice" by Allen Chapman
All radio waves used on interplanetary liners are shielded from interference.
"Pirates of the Gorm" by Nat Schachner
Even thought, they believe, operates somewhat like a very short radio wave.
"The End of Time" by Wallace West
Winford turned to the communication board and cut in the universal radio wave.
"The Space Rover" by Edwin K. Sloat
About him, as he well knew, the air was filled with silent radio waves that were sounding the alarm in every sentry box of the great city.
"The Finding of Haldgren" by Charles Willard Diffin
From radio towers, waves were speeding.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930" by Various
There's a radio receiving set nearby, which listened to those short-wave reports.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
Human thought is an etheric wave of the same essential nature as the radio wave.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930" by Various
Have you a short-wave radio, by the way?
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
This also accounted for the blanketing of radio waves in their vicinity.
"The Secret of the Ninth Planet" by Donald Allen Wollheim
Again to their ears, borne to them by the radio waves, came the harsh foreign words.
"The Radio Detectives" by A. Hyatt Verrill
The Terrans would pick up the radio waves otherwise.
"The Sex Life of the Gods" by Michael Knerr
Then radio waves began to beat against Jack's stunned ears.
"The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner" by Wilbur Lawton
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In news:

Freedom Now's agenda for this Tues August 18, 2009 will bring to the radio airwaves for the Ist time a discussion of the ultra-wave movement.
The new Bose Wave Music System III and Wave Radio III will replace current products.
PERSIAN LANGUAGE RADIO STATION MAKES WAVES IN BEVERLY HILLS.
Radio waves are all around us.
We air anything we find that excites our ears and can be transmitted by radio waves.
Using radio waves to determine how the universe began.
Virginia Beach EMS program uses radio waves to spread holiday cheer to children involved in 9-1-1 calls during Christmas season.
Cosmic radio waves mimic chirping of 'alien birds'.
Cosmic radio waves mimic chirping of 'alien birds'.
Making radio waves with the NPR host.
And as much as we try to escape the song from radio waves, the town of Leesburg, Va.
In a world saturated with radio waves, the Quiet Zone is a haven and an anomaly.
KISS retrospective via the radio waves.
I heard a song on alternative radio by an obscure new wave group that used actual samples of the Jackson Five singing their hits.
You can listen to BBC World Service on a range of platforms, including online, mobile, satellite and cable, digital radio, internet radio, AM, FM and short wave.
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In science:

Angular broadening gives a spread in path lengths for the radio waves, and this corresponds to a spread in arrival times of pulses, τ = Dδθ2 d / (2c) (Lee & Jokipii 1975b).
Interstellar Turbulence II: Implications and Effects
Since the discovery of the first multiply imaged quasar (Walsh, Carswell & Weymann 1979), well over a hundred such systems have now been discovered in various wave-bands, ranging from the optical to the radio.
How robust are the constraints on cosmology and galaxy evolution from the lens-redshift test?
Chapter 8) with their main radiation signatures seen in the radio waves.
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
At later times when the spacecraft moved deeper into the foreshock – as visible from the widening of the plasma wave spectrum to both sides, up and down from fpe – the radio emission becomes more diffuse and more broadband shifting to lower frequencies than the second harmonic of the plasma frequency.
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
No gravitational wave signal has been detected while searching for continuous gravitational waves from known radio pulsars.
Matters of Gravity, The Newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society, Volume 32, Fall 2008
More importantly, assuming phase coherence between the gravitational wave and radio signals, the gravitational wave luminosity is constrained to less than 6% of the observed spin-down luminosity.
Matters of Gravity, The Newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society, Volume 32, Fall 2008
Radio waves propagate in a number of media without considerable attenuation.
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
During the shower development the electrons are concentrated in a thin shower disk (< 2 m), which is smaller than one wavelength (at 100 MHz) of the emitted radio wave.
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
The large attenuation lengths of radio waves in dielectric materials enable to equip large detector volumes with sensors, which is necessary because of the low interaction cross-sections of neutrinos.
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
Unfortunately rock salt domes seems to be very inhomogeneous and there is yet no clear conclusion about the attenuation of radio waves in salt.
Radio Detection of Particles from the Cosmos
This means that the waves of the observed radio emissions are not in plane-parallel, not appropriate for testing performances of VLBI.
Re-analysis of the First Fringe with 2-Beam in the VERA System from Archive Data
We note that cosmic-ray and TeV gamma-ray fluxes estimated in this paper are at a level of the electromagnetic component shown from radio waves to GeV photons.
IceCube: Neutrinos Associated with Cosmic Rays
The term containing +ωL in the denominator (termed the ‘Bloch-Siegert’ shift in the context of radio frequency spectroscopy) is often ignored when the rotating wave approximation is made (see Eq. 2.32) but must be included here.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
A key application of electro-optic materials is phase modulation of optical waves at radio frequencies.
Single barium ion spectroscopy: light shifts, hyperfine structure, and progress on an optical frequency standard and atomic parity violation
These include microstrip and stripline resonators, transmission line wave bridges, radio frequency bridges, parallel-plate resonators, and helical resonators, See Ref. (2; 33; 112) for further details.
Electrodynamics of correlated electron systems
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