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English adjective: wireless

1. wireless having no wires


SamplesA wireless security system.


Antonymswired


English noun: wireless

1. wireless (communication) medium for communication


Synonymsradio, radiocommunication


Broader (hypernym)broadcasting


Domain category membersraise

2. wireless (communication) transmission by radio waves


Broader (hypernym)telecom, telecommunication


Narrower (hyponym)radiotelegraph, radiotelegraphy, radiotelephone, radiotelephony, wireless telegraphy, wireless telephone

3. wireless (artifact) an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals


Synonymsradio, radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, tuner


Broader (hypernym)receiver, receiving system


Narrower (hyponym)clock radio, crystal set, heterodyne receiver, push-button radio, superhet, superheterodyne receiver


Part holonymamplifier, demodulator, detector, detector


Part meronymradio, radio-gramophone, radio-phonograph, wireless

4. wireless (artifact) a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves


Synonymsradio


Broader (hypernym)communication system


Narrower (hyponym)radiotelegraph, radiotelegraphy, wireless telegraph, wireless telegraphy


Part holonymradio, radio receiver, radio set, radio transmitter, receiving set, tuner, wireless









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