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
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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
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