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wire·less

 (wīr′lĭs)
adj.
1. Having no wires.
2. Of or relating to communication by transmitting electromagnetic signals through the air: a wireless network; a wireless telephone.
3. Chiefly British Of or relating to radio or communication by radiotelegraphy or radiotelephony.
n.
1. A radio telegraph or radiotelephone system.
2. A message transmitted by wireless telegraph or telephone.
3. Chiefly British Radio.
tr. & intr.v. wire·lessed, wire·less·ing, wire·less·es
To communicate with or send communications by wireless.
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wireless

(ˈwaɪəlɪs)
adj
1. (Telecommunications) communicating without connecting wires or other material contacts: wireless networks; wireless internet connection.
2. (Computer Science) communicating without connecting wires or other material contacts: wireless networks; wireless internet connection.
n
(Telecommunications) chiefly old-fashioned Brit another word for radio
ˈwirelessly adv
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wire•less

(ˈwaɪər lɪs)

adj.
1. having no wire.
2. noting or pertaining to any of various devices that are operated with or actuated by electromagnetic waves.
3. Chiefly Brit. radio.
n.
4. wireless telegraphy or telephony.
5. a wireless telegraph or telephone.
6. a wireless message.
7. any system or device, as a cellular phone, for transmitting messages or signals by electromagnetic waves.
8. Chiefly Brit. radio.
[1890–95]
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wireless


Past participle: wirelessed
Gerund: wirelessing

Imperative
wireless
wireless
Present
I wireless
you wireless
he/she/it wirelesses
we wireless
you wireless
they wireless
Preterite
I wirelessed
you wirelessed
he/she/it wirelessed
we wirelessed
you wirelessed
they wirelessed
Present Continuous
I am wirelessing
you are wirelessing
he/she/it is wirelessing
we are wirelessing
you are wirelessing
they are wirelessing
Present Perfect
I have wirelessed
you have wirelessed
he/she/it has wirelessed
we have wirelessed
you have wirelessed
they have wirelessed
Past Continuous
I was wirelessing
you were wirelessing
he/she/it was wirelessing
we were wirelessing
you were wirelessing
they were wirelessing
Past Perfect
I had wirelessed
you had wirelessed
he/she/it had wirelessed
we had wirelessed
you had wirelessed
they had wirelessed
Future
I will wireless
you will wireless
he/she/it will wireless
we will wireless
you will wireless
they will wireless
Future Perfect
I will have wirelessed
you will have wirelessed
he/she/it will have wirelessed
we will have wirelessed
you will have wirelessed
they will have wirelessed
Future Continuous
I will be wirelessing
you will be wirelessing
he/she/it will be wirelessing
we will be wirelessing
you will be wirelessing
they will be wirelessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been wirelessing
you have been wirelessing
he/she/it has been wirelessing
we have been wirelessing
you have been wirelessing
they have been wirelessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been wirelessing
you will have been wirelessing
he/she/it will have been wirelessing
we will have been wirelessing
you will have been wirelessing
they will have been wirelessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been wirelessing
you had been wirelessing
he/she/it had been wirelessing
we had been wirelessing
you had been wirelessing
they had been wirelessing
Conditional
I would wireless
you would wireless
he/she/it would wireless
we would wireless
you would wireless
they would wireless
Past Conditional
I would have wirelessed
you would have wirelessed
he/she/it would have wirelessed
we would have wirelessed
you would have wirelessed
they would have wirelessed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wireless - medium for communicationwireless - 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.wireless - transmission by radio waves
telecom, telecommunication - (often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
radiotelegraph, radiotelegraphy, wireless telegraphy - telegraphy that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire
radiotelephone, radiotelephony, wireless telephone - telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire
3.wireless - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signalswireless - 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
4.wireless - 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
Adj.1.wireless - having no wires; "a wireless security system"
wired - equipped with wire or wires especially for electric or telephone service; "a well-wired house"
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Translations
لاسِلْكي
radio
langaton
útvarp
radiotrådlaus
brezžičnoradio

wireless

(o.f.) [ˈwaɪəlɪs] (esp Brit)
A. Nradio f
by wirelesspor radio
to talk on the wirelesshablar por radio
B. ADJ (= without wires) → inalámbrico
C. CPD Wireless Application Protocol N (Telec) → Protocolo m de aplicaciones inalámbricas
wireless message Nradiograma m
wireless operator Nradiotelegrafista mf, radio mf
wireless station Nemisora f
wireless technology Ntecnología f inalámbrica
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

wireless

[ˈwaɪərləs]
n
(also wireless telegraphy) → radio f
(British) (old-fashioned) (also wireless set) → T.S.F. f (old-fashioned), (poste m de) radio f
adj (COMPUTING) [technology, network, communication] → sans fil invwireless operator nradiotélégraphiste mfwire mesh
ngrillage m
modif [cover, fence, cage] → en grillagewire netting ntreillis m métallique, grillage mwire-rimmed [ˌwaɪərˈrɪmd] adj [glasses] → à monture métalliquewire service n (US)accès m aux dépêches d'agences
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

wireless

(esp Brit dated)
n
(also wireless set)Radio nt, → Rundfunkgerät nt, → Radioapparat m
(= radio)Rundfunk m; (also wireless telegraphy)drahtlose Telegrafie; (also wireless telephony)drahtlose Übertragung, drahtloses Telefon; wireless operator (on ship, plane) → Funker(in) m(f); to send a message by wirelesseine Botschaft über Funk schicken or senden
vtfunken; base etcanfunken
vifunken

wireless

:
wireless card
n (Comput) → kabellose Netzwerkkarte
wireless phone
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

wireless

[ˈwaɪəlɪs] (old)
1. n (Brit) → radio f (also wireless set) → (apparecchio m) radio f inv
on the wireless → per radio
2. adj (station, programme) → radiofonico/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

wire

(ˈwaiə) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) metal drawn out into a long strand, as thick as string or as thin as thread. We need some wire to connect the battery to the rest of the circuit; a wire fence.
2. a single strand of this. There must be a loose wire in my radio somewhere.
3. the metal cable used in telegraphy. The message came over the wire this morning.
4. a telegram. Send me a wire if I'm needed urgently.
verb
1. to fasten, connect etc with wire. The house has been wired (up), but the electricity hasn't been connected yet.
2. to send a telegram to. Wire me if anything important happens.
3. to send (a message) by telegram. You can wire the details to my brother in New York.
ˈwireless noun
an older word for (a) radio.
ˈwiring noun
the (system of) wires used in connecting up a circuit etc.
high wire
a high tightrope. acrobats on the high wire.
ˌwire-ˈnetting noun
a material with wide mesh woven of wire, used in fencing etc.
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