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[rey-dee-oh-man] /ˈreɪ di oʊˌmæn/
noun, plural radiomen.
a person who operates a radio.
Origin of radioman
First recorded in 1920-25; radio + man1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • If Im to work with radio, I may be sent up as a radioman for a bomber.

  • Ilg the radioman had sent the final message to the Grom planet.

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  • The radioman looked at the Commander, questioningly, but he only shook his head.

  • He would have to assume that the radioman was dead, or captured by the Men.

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  • First of all, the radioman was caught with all of his equipment.

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  • Behind the corporal and the recruit, the radioman was talking softly to the pits.

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  • And then the pilot, navigator, and radioman of the Moscow-bound bomber reported at the Commandant's office.

  • "We only see four of your personal-armors," the radioman said.

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  • Colonel Towers was pacing back and forth in front of the radioman.

    The Quantum Jump Robert Wicks
  • The radioman repeated the phrase a dozen times and each time Brandon acknowledged, swore and acknowledged again.

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