Hertzian wave

Hertzian wave

noun Physics.
an electromagnetic wave produced by oscillations in an electric circuit, as a radio or radar wave: first investigated by H. R. Hertz.

Origin:
1895–1900

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Hertzian wave
 
n
an electromagnetic wave with a frequency in the range from about 3 × 1010 hertz to about 1.5 × 105 hertz
 
[C19: named after H. R. Hertz]

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