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English adjective: radio

1. radio indicating radiation or radioactivity


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


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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