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radio

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A radio receiver from 2000.

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From Latin radius (ray).

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NounEdit

radio (countable and uncountable, plural radios)

  1. (uncountable) The technology that allows for the transmission of sound or other signals by modulation of electromagnetic waves.
  2. (countable) A device that can capture (receive) the signal sent over radio waves and render the modulated signal as sound.
  3. (countable) A device that can transmit radio signals.
  4. (Internet, uncountable) The continuous broadcasting of sound recordings via the Internet in the style of traditional radio.

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radio (third-person singular simple present radios, present participle radioing, simple past and past participle radioed)

  1. (intransitive, transitive, transitive, intransitive) To use two-way radio to transmit (a message) (to another radio or other radio operator).
    I think the boat is sinking; we'd better radio for help. / I radioed him already. / Radio the coordinates this time. / OK. I radioed them the coordinates.
  2. (transitive) To order or assist (to a location), using telecommunications.
    • 2002, Jack Dave, Death Bridge, iUniverse, ISBN 978-0-595-21407-5, page 40:
      “Could you call them here? I'd like to talk to them. Or if they're out in the field, radio them in.”
    • 2006, Angie Morgan, Leading from the front: no excuse leadership tactics for women, page 111:
      When I told him that they weren't back yet, he asked if we could radio them back early [] Radioing them in was fine with me.
    • 2006, Kimberly Johnson, Amy's Secret, page 14:
      When she arrived, she was told that Tad wasn't there and to have a seat and wait while they radioed him in.

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AsturianEdit

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radio f (plural radios)

  1. radio

Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin radius.

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radio

  1. radio

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DanishEdit

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radio c (singular definite radioen, plural indefinite radioer)

  1. (technology) radio
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radio m (plural radio's, diminutive radiootje n)

  1. radio, tuner

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radio (accusative singular radion, plural radioj, accusative plural radiojn)

  1. radio

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FinnishEdit

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radio

  1. radio

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radio f (plural radios)

  1. radio, tuner

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GalicianEdit

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NounEdit

radio m (plural radios)

  1. a radio
  2. (uncountable) radium
  3. radius (of a circular object)
  4. (anatomy) radius (bone in the forearm)

IdoEdit

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radio (plural radii)

  1. radio

IndonesianEdit

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radio

  1. radio

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radio

  1. radio

ItalianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin radius.

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radio m (plural radi)

  1. (anatomy) radius
  2. radium
  3. Variant of raggio.

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radio f (invariable)

  1. radio

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radio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of radiare

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JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English radio.

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radio m (plural radios)

  1. radio

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From radius (spoke of a wheel).

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present active radiō, present infinitive radiāre, perfect active radiāvī, supine radiātum

  1. (active) I cause to radiate, irradiate.
  2. (passive) I radiate, emit beams.

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radiō

  1. dative singular of radium
  2. ablative singular of radium

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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radio m (definite singular radioen, indefinite plural radioer, definite plural radioene)

  1. radio

Norwegian NynorskEdit

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radio m (definite singular radioen, indefinite plural radioar, definite plural radioane)

  1. radio

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin radius (ray)

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radio n

  1. radio (a device that can receive the signal sent over radio waves)
  2. radio station

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  • radio” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

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radio n (plural radiouri)

  1. radio

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

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  • IPA(key): /râːdio/
  • Hyphenation: ra‧di‧o

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rȃdio m (Cyrillic spelling ра̑дио)

  1. radio

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radio m, f (plural radios)

  1. radio
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Usually feminine, but often used as masculine in much of Latin America.

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin radius.

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radio m (plural radios)

  1. (anatomy) radius
  2. (chemistry) radium

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radio

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of radiar.

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radio c

  1. (uncountable) radio; communication using radio waves
  2. radio; receiver; device for receiving broadcast radio signals

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UzbekEdit

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radio (plural radiolar)

  1. radio

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