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wave trap

wave trap
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyv trap]
    • /weɪv træp/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [weyv trap]
    • /weɪv træp/

Definition of wave trap words

  • noun wave trap a resonant-circuit filter between the antenna and the receiver for the suppression of unwanted frequencies. Compare resonance (def 5). 1

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Origin of wave trap

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
First recorded in 1920-25

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Parts of speech for Wave trap

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wave trap popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 66% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wave trap usage trend in Literature

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