radiophone

[ rey-dee-oh-fohn ]
/ ˈreɪ di oʊˌfoʊn /

noun

a radiotelephone.
any of various devices for producing sound by the action of radiant energy.

verb (used with or without object)

to radiotelephone.

Origin of radiophone

First recorded in 1880–85; radio- + -phone

Related forms

ra·di·o·phon·ic [rey-dee-oh-fon-ik] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈfɒn ɪk/, adjectivera·di·oph·o·ny [rey-dee-of-uh-nee] /ˌreɪ diˈɒf ə ni/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for radiophone

radiophone

/ (ˈreɪdɪəʊˌfəʊn) /

noun

another name for radiotelephone (def. 1)
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