Definition of medium wave noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


medium wave

BrE BrE//ˈmiːdiəm weɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmiːdiəm weɪv//
(abbreviation MW) [uncountable] (also the medium wave [singular]) Radio technology
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a band of radio waves with a length of between 100 and 1 000 metres 648 m on (the) medium wave compare short wave See related entries: Radio technology
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: medium wave