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1A wave of compression and rarefaction in the atmosphere; especially a sound wave.
2rare In plural with the. The medium of transmission of radio or television signals; airborne radio waves. Also (in singular): a radio channel (rare).
Mid 18th century. From air + wave.
air wave/ˈɛː weɪv/
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