- a telephone in which sound or speech is transmitted by means of radio waves instead of through wires or cables.
- to telephone by radiotelephony.
Origin of radiotelephone
Related Words for radio-telephonetransmission, wireless, receiver, Walkman, telegraphy, radiotelegraphy, telephony, radiotelegraph, Marconi, radiotelephone, CB, radionics, shortwave
Examples from the Web for radio-telephone
Historical Examples of radio-telephone
In the multiplex telephone system we pictured transmitting and receiving sets very much like radio-telephone sets.
This shows also a radio-telephone connection between the coast of California and Catalina Island.
He ran back into the radio-telephone cubby, which was a division of the control car.Raiders Invisible
Desmond Winter Hall
Commodore Phillips immediately confirmed that his vessel did have radio-telephone apparatus.Saboteurs on the River
Mildred A. Wirt
- Also called: radiophone, wireless telephone a device for communication by means of radio waves rather than by transmitting along wires or cables
- to telephone (a person) by radiotelephone