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A radiotelephone.

ra′di·o·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.


(Telecommunications) another name for radiotelephone1


(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.
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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In a TETRA trunked radiophone system, the radio channels are centralised and the system automatically assigns channels available to users, at the beginning of each call.
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.
Advancement in technology has made it possible for human being to communicate easily irrespective of geographical location through the aid of telephones, telegram, fax, radiophone, television, e-mail, telex, internet, intranet, computer etc.
The shortlisted projects are Elige Educar (Chile), Immersed in Creativity (Taiwan), Radiophone (India), Student Bank Project (Thailand), Charity School for the Children of Migrant Workers (China), SAT or Sistema de Aprendizaje Tutorial (Nicaragua), PEAS or Promoting Equality in African Schools (Uganda and Zambia), Pathways to Education (Canada), Te Kotahitanga (New Zealand), Studio Schools (UK), Medersat.
team in Colombo from early 2009, based on regular radiophone contact with a handful of reliable sources -- NGO, medical and local U.
Dixon, a successful Independent Labour candidate showed up "and gave a brief address to electors over the Tribune radiophone.
In short time, she also became connected to the outside world by an impressive array of communications technology: she had a radiophone powered by solar panels connected to two motorcycle batteries, an emergency cell phone, a pager, a hand-powered radio, digital camera, video camera and walkie-talkies (Hill 2000).
She sat down in a tent and began calling chaplains on a radiophone.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM), a developer of 3G and next-generation mobile technologies, announced today the launch of the Radiophone project in India in partnership with Sesame Workshop India.
Don't die, soldier, hold the radiophone, don your helmet, your flak jacket, surround the village with a trench of crocodiles, starve it out if need be, eat Mama's treats, shoot sharp, keep your rifle clean, take care of the armored Jeep, the bulldozer, the land, one day it will be yours, little David, sweetling, don't die, please.