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A radiotelephone.

ra′di·o·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.
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(Telecommunications) another name for radiotelephone1
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(ˌreɪ di oʊˈtɛl əˌfoʊn)

n., v. -phoned, -phon•ing. n.
1. a telephone in which sound or speech is transmitted by means of radio waves instead of through wires or cables.
v.t., v.i.
2. to communicate by radiotelephone.
ra`di•o•tel`e•phon′ic (-ˈfɒn ɪk) adj.
ra`di•o•te•leph′o•ny (-təˈlɛf ə ni) n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.radiophone - a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
cellphone, cellular phone, cellular telephone, mobile phone, cell - a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
phone, telephone, telephone set - electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds; "I talked to him on the telephone"
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We used to communicate through radiophone but not any more,' he said.
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The latter also operated a simple meteorological station with a SSB radiophone (side single band frequency) with which he sent weather condition information to the MAF pilots.
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Cooper at Gunsite, you wrote a letter or called a radiophone rigged up in his Volkswagen bus.
New Delhi, June 4 ( ANI ): Sesame Workshop India, on Tuesday, conducted a program "Hello Tomorrow" at the India Habitat Centre, to share the impact of its outreach program initiative The Radiophone Project.
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