Before the electricity went out, the radio announced that there would be a three meters high tsunami.
The latest slip: appearing on a radio show, she said that Americans are worried about “the rise of the Soviet Union.”
I appear on scores of radio interviews, in and out of the studio.
Most of the listeners on my radio show are not liberal either.
As Obamacare flails, one hears the “partisan” line frequently these days on television and radio.
All the while the radio beacon signal was buzzing loudly in his ears.
He contacted the Operations people in the bunker over the radio net.
There were three in the gang and they got him and the radio paper which was stolen from our file.
"We'd better get them on the radio," said Jones, turning back toward the ship.
This undeserved insult was more than the radio boys could stand, and all stepped forward with clenched fists.
"wireless transmission of voice signals with radio waves," 1907, abstracted from earlier combinations such as radio-receiver (1903), radiophone (1881), radio-telegraphy (1898), from radio- as a comb. form of Latin radius "beam." Use for "radio receiver" is first attested 1913; sense of "sound broadcasting as a medium" is from 1913.
It is not a dream, but a probability that the radio will demolish blocs, cut the strings of red tape, actuate the voice "back home," dismantle politics and entrench the nation's executive in a position of power unlike that within the grasp of any executive in the world's history. ["The Reading Eagle," Reading, Pa., U.S.A., March 16, 1924]Wireless remained more widespread until World War II, when military preference for radio turned the tables. As an adjective by 1912, "by radio transmission;" meaning "controlled by radio" from 1974. Radio _______ "radio station or service from _______" is recorded from 1920. A radio shack (1946) was a small building housing radio equipment.
1916, from radio (n.). Related: Radioed; radioing.
radio- or radi-
Radiation; radiant energy: radiometer.