continuous waves


continuous waves
noun plural
1. : radio waves that continue with unchanging intensity or amplitude without modulation and that are used in telegraphy in which the wave is turned on and off with a key to form the dots and dashes of a code

continuous-wave telegraphy

— abbr. CW
2. : radio waves of which the intensity continues unchanged except for modulation — called also modulated continuous waves; see interrupted continuous waves

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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