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)

Editors Contribution

  1. radio

    A type of communication system.

    Many people love to listen to the radio.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  
  2. radio

    A type of device.

    My mother loves listening to the radio.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

Suggested Resources

  1. radio

    Song lyrics by radio -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by radio on the Lyrics.com website.

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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Radio in sign language?

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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. Saul Anuzis:

    He's a hyper-fast moving type of guy, when he sits across from you and says,' I'm making a commitment and I'm asking you to make a commitment,' -- he's not benefiting from it financially or politically in any way -- I think that's a pretty powerful selling tool to have.' Keep the Promises This summer, Toby Neugebauer stepped back from day-to-day operations and was replaced primarily by David Barton, a Texas operative with deep ties to the nation's pastors. Tom Patrick, Tom Patrick, said Tom Patrick hadn't heard from Toby Neugebauer in months. Like David Barton, the three groups tied to the three anchor families all have religious tones. Keep the Promise III, backed solely by $ 15 million from Texas fracking giants Farris and Dan Wilks, is breaking through in digital organizing via Promise III Reigniting the Promise project, with a months-old Facebook page that has quickly earned more than 350,000 likes. Conservative Solutions Project is advised by Jon Francis, a Dan Wilks family member and the manager of their philanthropic giving, along with a coterie of anti-abortion activists from a group called Online for Life, who have no prior experience in partisan politics. Keep the Promise I, funded by Long Island billionaire Robert Mercer and helmed by Kellyanne Conway, a well-regarded GOP political operative, is focusing a $ 1 million radio campaign on Christian channels in Iowa, where Ted Cruz is increasingly polling well. The $ 11 million group is also diversifying its portfolio and hiring organizers in the states. Steve King, an Iowa political operative and son of powerful Rep. Steve King, is leading a growing field team in the Hawkeye State, and there are plans to staff up in South Carolina as well to supplement the official campaign field team -- which South Carolina's bumping into on the trail.

  2. Ahmad Ali Hazrat:

    Most of our people are jobless and this radio will encourage lots of people to join their ranks, now Daesh are seven kilometers outside Jalalabad city and if the government doesn't act soon it will expand its broadcast and recruit even from Kabul.

  3. Donald Trump:

    I never anticipated running for office or being a politician, so I could have fun with Howard on the radio and everyone would love it. People do love it, i could say whatever I wanted when I was an entrepreneur, a business guy.

  4. Jill Seubert:

    Tracking a spacecraft as it travels through space is fundamentally a problem of measuring time, we cant just pull out a ruler and measure how far away our spacecraft is. So instead, we measure how long it takes for the spacecraft to echo back a radio signal that is sent from Earth.

  5. First Liberty Institute:

    Todd Starnes Radio Show. no court has ever declared a ceremony observing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day unconstitutional because it featured a gospel choir and religious language similar to those of the civil rights leaders.

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