shortwave diathermy short·wave diathermy (shôrt’wāv’)
The therapeutic elevation of temperature in the tissues by means of an oscillating electric current of extremely high frequency.
noun 1. a radio that transmits or receives shortwaves.
verb (used with object) 1. to give less than the weight charged for: The firm is accused of shortweighting grain. noun 2. the insufficient weight given in this manner.
noun, plural shorties. 1. a person of less than average stature (sometimes used as a disparaging and offensive term of address). 2. a garment designed to be of short length, as a hospital bed jacket. 3. Also, shawty, shaw-tee, ˈʃɔ ti. Slang. a girl or woman: We watched the shorties on the dance floor, all […]
lilies, the name of some musical instrument, probably like a lily in shape (Ps. 45; 69, title). Some think that an instrument of six strings is meant.