What does Radio mean?

Definitions for Radio
ˈreɪ diˌoʊRa·dio

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Radio.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. radio, radiocommunication, wireless(noun)

    medium for communication

  2. radio receiver, receiving set, radio set, radio, tuner, wireless(noun)

    an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals

  3. radio, wireless(adj)

    a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves

  4. radio(verb)

    indicating radiation or radioactivity

    "radiochemistry"

  5. radio(verb)

    transmit messages via radio waves

    "he radioed for help"

Wiktionary

  1. radio(Noun)

    The technology that allows for the transmission of sound or other signals by modulation of electromagnetic waves.

    Etymology: From radius.

  2. radio(Noun)

    A device that can capture (receive) the signal sent over radio waves and render the modulated signal as sound.

    Etymology: From radius.

  3. radio(Noun)

    A device that can transmit radio signals.

    Etymology: From radius.

  4. radio(Noun)

    The continuous broadcasting of sound recordings via the Internet in the style of traditional radio.

    Etymology: From radius.

  5. radio(Verb)

    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.

    Etymology: From radius.

  6. radio(Verb)

    To order or assist (to a location), using telecommunications.

    Etymology: From radius.

Freebase

  1. Radio

    Radio is the wireless transmission of signals through free space by electromagnetic radiation of a frequency significantly below that of visible light, in the radio frequency range, from about 30 kHz to 300 GHz. These waves are called radio waves. Electromagnetic radiation travels by means of oscillating electromagnetic fields that pass through the air and the vacuum of space. Information, such as sound, is carried by systematically changing some property of the radiated waves, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width. When radio waves strike an electrical conductor, the oscillating fields induce an alternating current in the conductor. The information in the waves can be extracted and transformed back into its original form.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Radio

    The transmission and reception of electric impulses or signals by means of electric waves without a connecting wire, or the use of these waves for the wireless transmission of electric impulses into which sound is converted. (From Webster's 3d)

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Radio' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1221

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Radio' in Written Corpus Frequency: #982

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Radio' in Nouns Frequency: #509

How to pronounce Radio?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Radio in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Radio in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Radio in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Radio in a Sentence

  1. Frank Fahrenkopf:

    Steve is a man of great integrity, okay? i dont know this question about whether he tweeted something out or not, I do know, and youll probably pick up on it in a minute, that he was hacked ...Apparently, theres something now thats been on television and the radio saying that he talked to Scaramucci ...He was hacked. It didnt happen.

  2. Freek Roelofs:

    There are lots of advantages to using satellites instead of permanent radio telescopes on Earth, as with the Event Horizon Telescope( EHT), in space, you can make observations at higher radio frequencies, because the frequencies from Earth are filtered out by the atmosphere.

  3. Ryan Heald:

    I could tell right away from the first officers that were witnessing the fire, I could tell from their voices on the radio, that it was getting out of control.

  4. Rebecca Rebarich:

    The U.S. crews issued multiple warnings via bridge-to-bridge radio, five short blasts from the ships’ horns, and while the (Iranian) Harth 55 responded to the bridge-to-bridge radio queries, they continued the unsafe maneuvers, after approximately three hour of the U.S. issuing warning and conducting defensive maneuvers, the (Iranian) vessels maneuvered away from the U.S. ships and opened distance between them.

  5. Noel Hogan:

    We wrote them as kids, as a hobby and 30 years later they are on radio and on TV, like all the time... That's far more than any of us ever thought we would have, that would make Dolores really happy because she was very precious about those songs. Her babies, she called them and to have that hopefully long after we're gone... that's all any band can wish for.

Images & Illustrations of Radio

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