[ rey-dee-oh sahy-luhns ]
/ ˈreɪ diˌoʊ ˈsaɪ ləns /
a state or period of time in which radios are not transmitting signals:The planes were required to maintain radio silence until their mission was accomplished.The week’s stormy weather has caused local radio silence.
a period of time in which a person or organization is not communicating as usual: Sorry for the radio silence, but from now on my blog posts will be more regular.
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What does “Indigenous” mean?
Origin of radio silence
First recorded in 1920–25
OTHER WORDS FROM radio silencera·di·o si·lent, adjective
Words nearby radio silence
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