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.
Military. charge of quarters.
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How to use CQ in a sentence
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.
The CQ Politics report echoed and clarified a Time magazine story that circulated in October 2006.
The Harman matter emerged in an explosive piece published yesterday by CQ.
The last message sent out was "CQ" which was faintly heard by the steamer Virginian.Loss of the Steamship 'Titanic' | British Government
Positive integral solutions are obtained by giving t positive integral values not less than cp/a and not greater than CQ/b.
The form qq which would be phonetically equivalent to CQ is not recorded.Diego Collado's Grammar of the Japanese Language | Diego Collado
British Dictionary definitions for CQ
telegraphy telephony a symbol transmitted by an amateur radio operator requesting two-way communication with any other amateur radio operator listening
military charge of quarters
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