CQ

  1. Radio. a signal sent at the beginning of radiograms conveying general information or sent by an amateur as an invitation for any other amateur to reply.
  2. Military. charge of quarters.
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Contemporary Examples of cq

  • I'd like a gal from Oil Daily to ask energy questions, and a guy who covers health policy for CQ to ask health questions.

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    Commission on Debates: Do Something!

    Michael Tomasky

    October 12, 2012

  • The CQ Politics report echoed and clarified a Time magazine story that circulated in October 2006.

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    Gonzales' New Coverup

    Scott Horton

    April 21, 2009

  • The Harman matter emerged in an explosive piece published yesterday by CQ.

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    Gonzales' New Coverup

    Scott Horton

    April 21, 2009

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British Dictionary definitions for cq

CQ

noun
  1. telegraphy telephony a symbol transmitted by an amateur radio operator requesting two-way communication with any other amateur radio operator listening
abbreviation for
  1. military charge of quarters
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