- long wave
- long wave ► NOUN 1) a radio wave of a wavelength above one kilometre (and a frequency below 300 kilohertz). 2) broadcasting using radio waves of 1 to 10 kilometre wavelength.
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long wave — n. an electromagnetic wave that is longer than those used in commercial broadcasting, usually a radio wave longer than 1,000 meters and below 300 kilohertz in frequency long wave adj … English World dictionary
long´-wave´ — long wave, a radio wave having a length above 545 or 600 meters. –long´ wave´, adjective … Useful english dictionary
long wave — long .wave written abbreviation LW n [U] radio broadcasting or receiving on waves of 1000 metres or more in length →↑medium wave, short wave ↑short wave, FM ↑FM … Dictionary of contemporary English
long wave — long ,wave noun uncount a radio wave of more than 1,000 meters used for broadcasting. The written abbreviation is LW. ─ compare MEDIUM WAVE, SHORT WAVE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
long wave — long wave, adj. 1. Elect. an electromagnetic wave over 60 meters in length. 2. See L wave. [1830 40] * * * … Universalium
long-wave — longˈ wave adjective (radio) Of, or using, wavelengths over 1000 metres • • • Main Entry: ↑long … Useful english dictionary
long wave — noun a radio wave with a wavelength longer than a kilometer (a frequency below 300 kilohertz) • Hypernyms: ↑radio wave, ↑radio emission, ↑radio radiation * * * long wave, adj. 1. Elect. an electromagnetic wave over 60 meters in length. 2. See … Useful english dictionary
long wave — N UNCOUNT Long wave is a range of radio waves which are used for broadcasting. ...broadcasting on long wave. ...1500m on long wave … English dictionary
long wave — /ˈlɒŋ weɪv/ (say long wayv) noun an electromagnetic wave with a wavelength of over 1 kilometre, i.e. with frequencies less than 0.3 MHz. –long wave, adjective … Australian English dictionary
long-wave — adj. Long wave is used with these nouns: ↑radio … Collocations dictionary