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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 batteries instead of mains electricity

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not having a cord

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