American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The wireless transmission through space of electromagnetic waves in the approximate frequency range from 10 kilohertz to 300,000 megahertz.
- n. Communication of audible signals encoded in electromagnetic waves.
- n. Transmission of programs for the public by radio broadcast.
- n. An apparatus used to transmit radio signals; a transmitter.
- n. An apparatus used to receive radio signals; a receiver.
- n. A complex of equipment capable of transmitting and receiving radio signals.
- n. A station for radio transmitting.
- n. A radio broadcasting organization or network of affiliated organizations.
- n. The radio broadcasting industry.
- n. A message sent by radio.
- v. To transmit by radio: radio a message to headquarters.
- v. To transmit a message to by radio: radioed the spacecraft.
- v. To transmit messages or a message by radio: a ship radioing for help.
- n. uncountable The technology that allows for the transmission of sound or other signals by modulation of electromagnetic waves.
- n. countable A device that can capture (receive) the signal sent over radio waves and render the modulated signal as sound.
- n. countable A device that can transmit radio signals.
- n. Internet, uncountable The continuous broadcasting of sound recordings via the Internet in the style of traditional radio.
- v. intransitive, transitive, transitive, intransitive To use two-way radio to transmit (a message) (to another radio or other radio operator).
- v. transitive To order or assist (to a location), using telecommunications.
- From Latin radius ("ray"). (Wiktionary)
- Short for radiotelegraphy. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“While the White House can count on the Rights vertically integrated media machine from cable TV to talk radio, from newspapers and magazines to book publishing and the Internet the opposition has mostly scattered voices on the Internet and in fledgling progressive talk radio to make its case.”
“Why lah they must use the radio channel to boast which club they went to last night, how they dance lah, yadda yadda yadda bla bla bla. * turn off radio*”
“A: The only thing a contract's worth in radio is how much they're going to pay you when they fire you.”
“Payola in radio is illegal when a song is played due to a payment but that fact is not disclosed.”
“Plus, the radio is another pound in the pack and, along with GPS and the locator beacon, one more electronic crutch that hunters can lean on to substitute for the sound legs of basic survival and navigational skills.”
“And there's no way that listening to a radio is as distracting as talking on a handheld cellphone.”
“I love the internet, but it's no more a book than a TV or the radio is a book (and weren't those supposed to replace books, too?).”
“Writing about these stations makes me think about how much more passive the act of listening to the radio is these days.”
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