[ noun ] (telecommunications) medium for communication
Used in print(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
We know that the number of radio and television impulses , sound_waves , ultra-violet rays , etc. , that may occupy the very same space , each solitary upon its own frequency , is infinite .(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
When radio came_in , it continued the misplaced modifier in its routines as a standard device .
[ noun ] (electronics) an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
Used in print(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)
The machine quack makes his Rube_Goldberg devices out of odds_and_ends of metals , wires , and radio parts .(Francis Pollini, Night....)
It always came_on , faithfully , just like a radio or juke_box , whenever he started to worry too_much about something , when the bad things tried to push their way into him .(Gerald Green, The Heartless Light....)
Sipping their coffee , discussing the weather , the day 's shopping , Fritzie 's commitments at the network ( all of which he would cancel ) , they avoided the radio , the morning TV news_show , even the front page of the Santa_Luisa_Register , resting on the kitchen bar .
[ noun ] (electronics) a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
Used in print(Dan McLachlan, Jr., "Communication Networks and...)
Years ago this was true , but with the replacement of wires or runners by radio and radar ( and perhaps television ) , these restrictions have disappeared and now again too_much is heard .(Donald J. Plantz, Sweeney Squadron....)
Greg pushed the radio button on his throttle .
Todman said over the radio as he came_back up in formation .
He pushed the radio button .
Greg pushed the radio button again .
[ verb ] transmit messages via radio waves
"he radioed for help"
Used in print(Walter H. Buchsbaum, "Advances in Medical Electronics"...)
Several years ago headlines were made by a small radio_transmitter capsule which could be swallowed by the patient and which would then radio internal pressure data to external receivers .
[ adjective ] (combining form) indicating radiation or radioactivity
Used in print(Cornell H. Mayer, "Radio Emission of the Moon...)
No attempts to measure the radio_emission of the remaining planets have been reported , and , because of their distances , small diameters , or low_temperatures , the thermal radiation at radio wave_lengths reaching the earth from these sources is expected to be of very low intensity .