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English adjective: wireless

1. wireless having no wires

SamplesA wireless security system.


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


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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