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, wirelessnoun

    medium for communication

  2. radio receiver, receiving set, radio set, radio, tuner, wirelessnoun

    an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals

  3. radio, wirelessadjective

    a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves

  4. radioverb

    indicating radiation or radioactivity

    "radiochemistry"

  5. radioverb

    transmit messages via radio waves

    "he radioed for help"

Wiktionary

  1. radionoun

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

  2. radionoun

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

  3. radionoun

    A device that can transmit radio signals.

  4. radionoun

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

  5. radioverb

    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.

  6. radioverb

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

  7. 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

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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. Anoek Steketee:

    We came to the conclusion that we needed to provide a context, use the audio of the soap and find a form to tell a layered, nuanced story of the relation between the fictional story of the radio soap and the daily reality of contemporary Rwanda, a Web documentary was for us the ultimate way to tell this story.

  2. Sean Hannity:

    Rush’s bucket list was to do what he did every day. His bucket list was to be behind that microphone. His bucket list was to be with his audience. His passion was radio and his passion was politics, and his passion was his audience, that's why he went through those treatments, just to get well enough to get back on the air for as long as he could until he had to take the next round of treatment.

  3. Charles Lauller:

    It always bugs me when I'm singing along with a song on the radio, and the artist get's the words wrong!

  4. Bob Everson:

    We've done some work with operators, where you can take a cell site build process that would normally take eight hours to multiple days, and through automation, the operator just goes out, hangs the radio and plugs it in, and it automatically brings itself up, it makes it a 15-minute process. The more you can do that, the quicker we can roll out.

  5. Bill Harrell:

    We stayed glued to the radio for days to hear what had happened to Edgar. When we eventually found out he had survived, it was incredible.

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