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ra·di·o

 (rā′dē-ō)
n. pl. ra·di·os
1. Electromagnetic radiation with lower frequencies and longer wavelengths than those of microwaves, having frequencies lower than 300 megahertz and wavelengths longer than 1 meter.
2.
a. The transmission and reception of electromagnetic waves within this range, especially when convertible to audible sounds: the use of radio in warfare.
b. A device, such as a walkie-talkie, that transmits or receives such signals.
3.
a. The system or industry that broadcasts programs of audio content to the public or subscribers by means of radio waves: She was famous during the early days of radio.
b. Audio content, especially short programs or sets of songs, created for or distributed through such a system: listening to radio.
c. An electronic device for listening to radio programming, consisting of a tuner and speakers.
v. ra·di·oed, ra·di·o·ing, ra·di·os
v.tr.
1. To transmit by radio: radio a message to headquarters.
2. To transmit a message to by radio: radioed the spacecraft.
v.intr.
To transmit messages or a message by radio: a ship radioing for help.

[Short for radiotelegraphy.]

radio

(ˈreɪdɪəʊ)
n, pl -os
1. (Telecommunications) the use of electromagnetic waves, lying in the radio-frequency range, for broadcasting, two-way communications, etc
2. (Broadcasting) Also called (esp Brit): wireless an electronic device designed to receive, demodulate, and amplify radio signals from sound broadcasting stations, etc
3. (Broadcasting) a similar device permitting both transmission and reception of radio signals for two-way communications
4. (Broadcasting) the broadcasting, content, etc, of sound radio programmes: he thinks radio is poor these days.
5. (Broadcasting)
a. the occupation or profession concerned with any aspect of the broadcasting of sound radio programmes: he's in radio.
b. (modifier) relating to, produced for, or transmitted by sound radio: radio drama.
6. (Telecommunications) short for radiotelegraph, radiotelegraphy, radiotelephone
7. (Telecommunications) (modifier)
a. of, relating to, employed in, or sent by radio signals: a radio station.
b. of, concerned with, using, or operated by radio frequencies: radio spectrum.
8. (Automotive Engineering) (modifier) (of a motor vehicle) equipped with a radio for communication: radio car.
vb, -os, -oing or -oed
(Telecommunications) to transmit (a message) to (a person, radio station, etc) by means of radio waves
[C20: short for radiotelegraphy]

ra•di•o

(ˈreɪ diˌoʊ)

n., pl. -di•os, n.
1. a system of telecommunication employing electromagnetic waves of a particular frequency range to transmit speech or other sound over long distances without the use of wires.
2. an apparatus for receiving or transmitting radio broadcasts.
3. a message transmitted by radio.
adj.
4. pertaining to, used in, or sent by radio.
5. pertaining to electromagnetic radiation having frequencies in the range of approximately 10 kHz to 300,000 MHz: radio waves.
v.t.
6. to transmit (a message, music, etc.) by radio.
7. to send a message to (a person) by radio.
v.i.
8. to transmit a message, music, etc., by radio.
[1910–15; shortening of radiotelegraph or radiotelegraphy]

radio-

a combining form with the meanings “radiant energy” (radiometer), “radio waves” (radiophotograph ), “emission of rays as a result of the breakup of atomic nuclei” (radioactivity), “x-rays” (radiotherapy).
[< French, comb. form representing Latin radius beam]

ra·di·o

(rā′dē-ō)
Noun
The equipment used to generate, alter, transmit, and receive radio waves so that they carry information.
Adjective
Involving the emission of radio waves: radio frequency.

radio

- An abbreviation of radiotelegraphy, the sending of messages by electromagnetic rays.
See also related terms for sending.

Radio

See also media.

the transmission of pictures, print, etc., by means of radio or telegraphy. — phototelegraphic, adj.
radiotelephony. — radiophonic, adj.
the science and technology of radio engineering. — radiotechnologic, radiotechnological, adj. See also radiation.
1. the transmitting and receiving of messages by radiotelegraph.
2. the science and technology of the radiotelegraph. — radiotelegraphic, adj.
verbal communication at a distance by radio, using telephones. Also called radiophony. — radiotelephonic, adj.
the science of operating or controlling mechanisms by remote control, especially by radio.

radio


Past participle: radioed
Gerund: radioing

Imperative
radio
radio
Present
I radio
you radio
he/she/it radios
we radio
you radio
they radio
Preterite
I radioed
you radioed
he/she/it radioed
we radioed
you radioed
they radioed
Present Continuous
I am radioing
you are radioing
he/she/it is radioing
we are radioing
you are radioing
they are radioing
Present Perfect
I have radioed
you have radioed
he/she/it has radioed
we have radioed
you have radioed
they have radioed
Past Continuous
I was radioing
you were radioing
he/she/it was radioing
we were radioing
you were radioing
they were radioing
Past Perfect
I had radioed
you had radioed
he/she/it had radioed
we had radioed
you had radioed
they had radioed
Future
I will radio
you will radio
he/she/it will radio
we will radio
you will radio
they will radio
Future Perfect
I will have radioed
you will have radioed
he/she/it will have radioed
we will have radioed
you will have radioed
they will have radioed
Future Continuous
I will be radioing
you will be radioing
he/she/it will be radioing
we will be radioing
you will be radioing
they will be radioing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been radioing
you have been radioing
he/she/it has been radioing
we have been radioing
you have been radioing
they have been radioing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been radioing
you will have been radioing
he/she/it will have been radioing
we will have been radioing
you will have been radioing
they will have been radioing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been radioing
you had been radioing
he/she/it had been radioing
we had been radioing
you had been radioing
they had been radioing
Conditional
I would radio
you would radio
he/she/it would radio
we would radio
you would radio
they would radio
Past Conditional
I would have radioed
you would have radioed
he/she/it would have radioed
we would have radioed
you would have radioed
they would have radioed

radio

The transmission of sound or other information by radiofrequency electromagnetic waves, pioneered by Marconi. Like television, radio plays an important part in people’s lives broadcasting news, drama, entertainment, the arts, and educational programs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radio - medium for communicationradio - medium for communication    
broadcasting - taking part in a radio or tv program
raise - establish radio communications with; "They managed to raise Hanoi last night"
2.radio - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signalsradio - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
amplifier - electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
clock radio - a radio that includes a clock that can be set to turn it on automatically
crystal set - an early radio receiver using a crystal detector
detector - electronic equipment that detects the presence of radio signals or radioactivity
demodulator, detector - rectifier that extracts modulation from a radio carrier wave
heterodyne receiver, superhet, superheterodyne receiver - a radio receiver that combines a locally generated frequency with the carrier frequency to produce a supersonic signal that is demodulated and amplified
push-button radio - a radio receiver that can be tuned by pressing buttons
radio, wireless - a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
radio-gramophone, radio-phonograph - electronic equipment consisting of a combination of a radio receiver and a record player
receiver, receiving system - set that receives radio or tv signals
3.radio - a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
communication system - a system for communicating
radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, tuner, radio, wireless - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
wireless telegraph, wireless telegraphy, radiotelegraph, radiotelegraphy - the use of radio to send telegraphic messages (usually by Morse code)
radio transmitter - transmitter that is the part of a radio system that transmits signals
Verb1.radio - transmit messages via radio waves; "he radioed for help"
communicate, intercommunicate - transmit thoughts or feelings; "He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist"
Adj.1.radio - indicating radiation or radioactivity; "radiochemistry"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
Translations
راديوراديو: مِذْياعيُرْسِلُ لاسِلكياً
rádiovolat rádiem
radioradio-
radioradiolähetinradiotekniikkaradiovastaanotin
radioradioodašiljačradioprijemnik
rádió
útvarpútvarpa; senda loftskeyti
ラジオ
라디오
pranešti per radijąradijassiųsti radiogramą
radio
radioradionadajnikradioodbiornikradiostacja
rádiovývysielať/oznamovať rádiom
radio
radioradioapparat
วิทยุ
radyoradyo/telsiz ile bildirmek
máy phát thanh

radio

[ˈreɪdɪəʊ]
A. N
1. (= set) → radio f
over the radiopor radio
on the radioen or por la radio
to talk on the radiohablar por la radio
2. (Telec) → radio f, radiofonía f
by radiopor radio
B. VI to radio to sbenviar un mensaje a algn por radio
to radio for helppedir socorro por radio
C. VT [+ information, news] → radiar, transmitir por radio
D. CPD radio alarm clock Nradio-reloj m despertador
radio announcer Nlocutor(a) m/f de radio
radio astronomy Nradioastronomía f
radio beacon Nradiofaro m
radio beam Nradiofaro m
radio broadcast Nemisión f de radio
radio cab N = radio taxi radio cassette (player) N (esp Brit) → radiocasete m
radio communication, radio contact Ncomunicación f por radio
radio engineer Nradiotécnico mf
radio engineering Nradiotécnica f
radio frequency Nfrecuencia f de radio
radio ham Nradioaficionado/a m/f
radio link Nenlace m radiofónico
radio mast Ntorre f de radio
radio network Ncadena f or red f de emisoras
radio operator Nradiotelegrafista mf
radio play Nobra f de teatro para la radio
radio programme, radio program (US) Nprograma m de radio
radio set Nradio f
radio silence Nsilencio m radiofónico
radio station Nemisora f (de radio)
radio taxi Nradiotaxi m
radio telephone Nradioteléfono m
radio telescope Nradiotelescopio m
radio tower N = radio mast radio transmitter Nradiotransmisor m
radio wave Nonda f de radio

radio

[ˈreɪdiəʊ]
nradio f
I always listen to the news on the radio → J'écoute toujours les informations à la radio.
The police officer raised the alarm on his radio → L'officier de police a donné l'alerte sur sa radio.
to be on the radio [person] → passer à la radio
He's been on the radio a lot recently → Il est souvent passé à la radio ces derniers temps.; [programme] → passer à la radio
local radio → les radios locales
The last year has been difficult for local radio → L'année passée a été difficile pour les radios locales.
by radio → par radio
vi
to radio to sb → joindre qn par radio
to radio for sth → demander qch par radio
to radio for help → demander de l'aide par radio
vt
[+ information] → transmettre par radio; [+ one's position] → signaler par radio
to radio that ...
The pilot radioed that a fire had broken out → Le pilote signala par radio qu'un incendie avait éclaté.
[+ person] → appeler par radio
modif [aerial, controls, signal, transmitter] → radio inv; [communication, contact] → radio inv; [audience] → radio inv; [message, bulletin] → radio inv; [news, producer] → radiophonique; [DJ, personality] → de la radio; [drama, documentary, show] → radiophonique
radio listeners → auditeurs mpl
radio announcer → présentateur/trice m/f
radio broadcast → émission f de radio radio ham

radio

n
Rundfunk m; (also radio set)Radio nt; to listen to the radioRadio hören; to hear something on the radioetw im Radio hören; the programmes on the radiodie Radioprogramme pl; he was on the radio yesterdayer kam gestern im Radio
(in taxi etc) → Funkgerät nt; over the/by radioüber or per Funk; to talk over the radioüber Funk sprechen; they don’t have (a) radiosie haben keinen Funk
vt personper or über Funk verständigen; message, one’s positionfunken, durchgeben; to radio that all is wellfunken or über Funk durchgeben, dass alles in Ordnung ist
vi to radio for helpper Funk einen Hilferuf durchgeben

radio

:
radioactive
adjradioaktiv
radioactively
advradioaktiv; radio contaminatedradioaktiv verseucht or verstrahlt
radioactive waste
radioactivity
radio alarm (clock)
nRadiowecker m
radio amateur
nFunkamateur(in) m(f)
radio announcer
nRundfunkansager(in) m(f), → Rundfunksprecher(in) m(f)
radio astronomy
radio beacon
n (Aviat, Naut) → Funkfeuer nt, → Funkbake f
radio beam
nFunkleitstrahl m
radio broadcast
nRadiosendung f
radio button
n (Comput) → Optionsschaltfläche f, → Optionsfeld nt
radio cab
nFunktaxi nt
radiocarbon dating
radio cassette recorder
n (Brit) → Radiorekorder m
radio communication
radio compass
nRadiokompass m
radio contact
nFunkkontakt m
radio control
nFunksteuerung f
radio-controlled
radio direction finding
nFunkpeilung f
radio engineer
nRundfunktechniker(in) m(f)
radio frequency

radio

:
radio ham
nFunkamateur(in) m(f)
radioisotope
nRadioisotop nt

radio

:
radio marker
n (Aviat) → Markierungs-/Funk-/Anflugbake f
radio mast
nFunkmast m
radio message
nFunkmeldung f/-spruch m
radio operator
n(Bord)funker(in) m(f)
radiopager
nFunkrufempfänger m, → Piepser m (inf)
radiopaging
nFunkruf m

radio

:
radio set
radio silence
n (Mil) → Funkstille f
radio station
radio taxi
nFunktaxi nt
radiotelephone
radiotelephony
nSprechfunk m
radio telescope
nRadioteleskop nt
radiotherapy
radio truck (US), radio van (Brit)
radio wave
nRadiowelle f

radio

[ˈreɪdɪəʊ]
1. n (Telec) → radio f; (radio set) → radio f inv, apparecchio m radio inv
by radio → per radio
on the radio → alla radio
2. vi to radio to sbcomunicare via radio con qn
3. vt (information) → trasmettere per radio; (one's position) → comunicare via radio; (person) → chiamare via radio
4. adj (programme) → radiofonico/a; (frequency) → radio inv

radio

(ˈreidiəu) plural ˈradios noun
(an apparatus for) the sending and receiving of human speech, music etc. a pocket radio; The concert is being broadcast on radio; I heard about it on the radio; (also adjective) a radio programme, radio waves.
verb3rd person singular present tense ˈradios: past tense, past participle ˈradioed
to send (a message) by radio. When someone on the island is ill, we have to radio (to) the mainland for a doctor; An urgent message was radioed to us this evening.

radio

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