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skip distance

noun, Radio.
1.
the minimum distance along the earth's surface between the position of a short-wave transmitter and the region where its signal is received after one reflection from the ionosphere.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for skip-distance

skip distance

noun
1.
the shortest distance between a transmitter and a receiver that will permit reception of radio waves of a specified frequency by one reflection from the ionosphere
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