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English adjective: radio

1. radio indicating radiation or radioactivity


SamplesRadiochemistry.


Domain usagecombining form


English noun: radio

1. radio (communication) medium for communication


Synonymsradiocommunication, wireless


Broader (hypernym)broadcasting


Domain category membersraise

2. radio (artifact) an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals


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


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

3. radio (artifact) a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves


Synonymswireless


Broader (hypernym)communication system


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


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


English verb: radio

1. radio (communication) transmit messages via radio waves


SamplesHe radioed for help.


ExamplesThey radio them the information, They radio the information to them


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)communicate, intercommunicate









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