What does Radio mean?

Definitions for Radio
ˈreɪ diˌoʊra·dio

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage 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.

Wikipedia

  1. Radio

    Radio is the technology of signaling and communicating using radio waves. Radio waves are electromagnetic waves of frequency between 30 hertz (Hz) and 300 gigahertz (GHz). They are generated by an electronic device called a transmitter connected to an antenna which radiates the waves, and received by another antenna connected to a radio receiver. Radio is widely used in modern technology, in radio communication, radar, radio navigation, remote control, remote sensing, and other applications. In radio communication, used in radio and television broadcasting, cell phones, two-way radios, wireless networking, and satellite communication, among numerous other uses, radio waves are used to carry information across space from a transmitter to a receiver, by modulating the radio signal (impressing an information signal on the radio wave by varying some aspect of the wave) in the transmitter. In radar, used to locate and track objects like aircraft, ships, spacecraft and missiles, a beam of radio waves emitted by a radar transmitter reflects off the target object, and the reflected waves reveal the object's location. In radio navigation systems such as GPS and VOR, a mobile receiver accepts radio signals from navigational radio beacons whose position is known, and by precisely measuring the arrival time of the radio waves the receiver can calculate its position on Earth. In wireless radio remote control devices like drones, garage door openers, and keyless entry systems, radio signals transmitted from a controller device control the actions of a remote device. Applications of radio waves that do not involve transmitting the waves significant distances, such as RF heating used in industrial processes and microwave ovens, and medical uses such as diathermy and MRI machines, are not usually called radio. The noun radio is also used to mean a broadcast radio receiver. The existence of radio waves was first proven by German physicist Heinrich Hertz on November 11, 1886. In the mid 1890s, building on techniques physicists were using to study electromagnetic waves, Guglielmo Marconi developed the first apparatus for long-distance radio communication, sending a wireless Morse Code message to a source over a kilometer away in 1895, and the first transatlantic signal on December 12, 1901. The first commercial radio broadcast was transmitted on November 2, 1920 when the live returns of the Harding-Cox presidential election were broadcast by Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company in Pittsburgh, under the call sign KDKA.The emission of radio waves is regulated by law, coordinated by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which allocates frequency bands in the radio spectrum for different uses.

ChatGPT

  1. radio

    Radio is a technology that allows the transmission and reception of audio signals using electromagnetic waves. It involves the use of radio waves to carry information in the form of sound waves, which can be received and listened to by a widely distributed audience using specialized receivers, such as radios, for the purpose of broadcasting news, music, entertainment, and other forms of audio content.

Wikidata

  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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  1. radio

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. RADIO

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Radio is ranked #160975 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Radio surname appeared 100 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Radio.

    94% or 94 total occurrences were White.

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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

Anagrams for Radio »

  1. aroid

  2. doria

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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. Mary Kathryn Barbier:

    How much did the Germans see and photograph? It was minimal, the radio communication was a mix of transmissions in code and some in the clear and it bombarded the radio so that the Germans couldnt capture a lot of it. Even with the double agents sending the reports back there was more than the Germans could go through.

  2. Trev McKendry:

    Ilkhani, 21 -- were arrested in their hometown of Tehran on November 10, 2015by the Army of Guardians of the Islamic Revolution, according to the music blog Loudwire. Citing a letter from a friend of the band posted on the Canadian music site Metal Nation Radio, it says the two were charged with blasphemy, advertising against the system, forming and operating an underground record label that promotes the satanic metal/rock style of music, writing religious, atheistic, political and anarchistic lyrics, and interviewing with radio stations based in other nations. The letter said the pair had been held in Iran’s notorious Evin prison for nearly two months in solitary confinement, were only released on Feb. 5 after they paid 1,000,000,000 Rial( about $ 30,000), and now await trial. Trev McKendry, who posted the anonymous letter on Metal Nation Radio, posted a video on YouTube telling Confess that the global heavy metal community is behind them. I've taken [ spreading the word ] upon myself because my source, who is close to the band, reached out to me and specifically said that they asked me to help.

  3. Scott Dixon:

    Ultimately it's just very quiet. I can hear my radio for a change. Normally I can't hear that. So that's kind of nice, but yeah, there's actually a lot less load on the helmet, too, so visually there's been really no impairment.

  4. Henry Miller, The Colossus of Maroussi:

    To be silent the whole day long, see no newspaper, hear no radio, listen to no gossip, be thoroughly and completely lazy, thoroughly and completely indifferent to the fate of the world is the finest medicine a man can give himself.

  5. Jason Lipshutz:

    What you are hearing now on radio is definitely a slowing down from what you used to hear on pop radio, some of the songs that are uptempo aren't as uptempo as they used to be. Last year's 'Happy' by Pharrell was a big song and uptempo but smoother than, say, a Kesha song from 2009.

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