Definitions for: Radio


[n] a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
[n] an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
[n] medium for communication
[adj] (combining form) indicating radiation or radioactivity; "radiochemistry"
[v] transmit messages via radio waves; "he radioed for help"



Webster (1913) Definition: Ra"di*o, a.
Of or pertaining to, or employing, or operated by, radiant
energy, specifically that of electric waves; hence,
pertaining to, or employed in, radiotelegraphy.


Ra"di*o-
A combining form indicating connection with, or relation to,
a radius or ray; specifically (Anat.), with the radius of the
forearm; as, radio-ulnar, radiomuscular, radiocarpal.

Synonyms: radiocommunication, wireless, wireless

See Also: amplifier, broadcasting, clock radio, communicate, communication system, crystal set, demodulator, detector, heterodyne receiver, intercommunicate, push-button radio, radio, radio receiver, radio set, radio transmitter, radio-gramophone, radio-phonograph, radiotelegraph, radiotelegraphy, receiver, receiving set, receiving system, superhet, superheterodyne receiver, tuner, wireless telegraph, wireless telegraphy

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