Definitions for walkie-talkieˈwɔ kiˈtɔ ki
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small portable radio link (receiver and transmitter)
A portable, bi-directional radio transceiver, usually as a pair.
A walk and talk.
A walkie-talkie is a hand-held, portable, two-way radio transceiver. Its development during the Second World War has been variously credited to Donald L. Hings, radio engineer Alfred J. Gross, and engineering teams at Motorola. Similar designs were created for other armed forces, and after the war, walkie-talkies spread to public safety and eventually commercial and jobsite work. Major characteristics include a half-duplex channel and a "push-to-talk" switch that starts transmission. Typical walkie-talkies resemble a telephone handset, possibly slightly larger but still a single unit, with an antenna mounted on the top of the unit. Where a phone's earpiece is only loud enough to be heard by the user, a walkie-talkie's built-in speaker can be heard by the user and those in the user's immediate vicinity. Hand-held transceivers may be used to communicate between each other, or to vehicle-mounted or base stations.
The numerical value of walkie-talkie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of walkie-talkie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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He finally got the gate open, and we tried to get Curtis out the gate and get him down the hallway. They called on the walkie-talkie, 'We need assistance down to M-Wing,'.
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