Origin of radio

1910–15; shortening of radiotelegraph or radiotelegraphy
Related formspre·ra·di·o, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for radioed


/ (ˈreɪdɪəʊ) /

noun plural -os

verb -os, -oing or -oed

to transmit (a message) to (a person, radio station, etc) by means of radio waves

Word Origin for radio

C20: short for radiotelegraphy
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Science definitions for radioed


[ rādē-ō ]


The equipment used to generate, alter, transmit, and receive radio waves so that they carry information.


Relating to or involving the emission of radio waves.
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