from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Having no cord, usually using batteries as a source of power.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective operating without a wire connection to the companion communicating unit; -- of telephones and other devices using e.g. radio or infrared signals to allow communication between devices without a direct wire link.
- adjective using a battery as a source of power; -- of tools which usually use line current for power.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Having no
cord; especially using batteriesinstead of mains electricity
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adjective not having a cord
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“Monitor includes built-in cordless headphone transmitters” it says, adding, “Monitor is capable of displaying DVD, Game and Computer graphics/video signals.”
This would also include people with certain cordless phones and microwave ovens.
Cellular phone monitoring became illegal in 1986 but not cordless, which is reasonable because no one HAS to use a cordless phone.
If the cordless is on a forwarding system and the corded phone switches over to call the cordless, because the call is not answered on the hard line, they will be seperate.
Description: The recalled cordless screwdrivers are green and gray in color.
The recalled cordless screwdrivers are green and gray in color. â€œMASTERFORCEâ€ is printed on the top of the tool. â€œLITHIUM-ION TECHNOLOGYâ€ and â€œ241-0717â€ are printed on the handle.
Another way to reduce interference is to try and avoid using other wireless devices while accessing the Net, such as cordless phones and microwave ovens.
Wacky Product Vendor Haiku: carefully you print the word "cordless" on your proof for this plain hammer
Current Wi-Fi products operate in the unlicensed 2. 4GHz and 5GHz bands and occasionally interfere with other devices, such as cordless phones, that use the same bands.
Current 802. 11b-based, or Wi-Fi, wireless home networking products operate in the 2. 4GHz band and can interfere with other devices – such as cordless phones – in the same band.