Hertzian waves

Hertzian waves [hert′sē ən, hʉrt′sē ən]
n.
[after HERTZ Heinrich Rudolf, who discovered them]
[sometimes h- w-] radio waves or other electromagnetic radiation resulting from the oscillations of electricity in a conductor

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