Meaning of SHORT WAVE in English

SHORT WAVE

A progressive wave of smaller amplitude, wave length, and duration than a long wave. It moves in the same direction as the basic current in which it is embedded and may induce upward vertical motion ahead of it. They are more numerous than long waves and often disappear with height in the atmosphere.

Weather and meteorology English vocabulary.      Английский словарь погоды и метеорологии .