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A telephone in which audible communication is established by use of a two-way radio transmitter and receiver.
ra′di·o·tel′e·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.
ra′di·o·te·leph′o·ny (-tə-lĕf′ə-nē) n.
(Telecommunications) Also called: radiophone or wireless telephone a device for communication by means of radio waves rather than by transmitting along wires or cables
vbSometimes shortened to: radio
(Telecommunications) to telephone (a person) by radiotelephone
ra•di•o•tel•e•phone(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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|Noun||1.||radiotelephone - telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire|
wireless - transmission by radio waves
|2.||radiotelephone - 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