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.

Nearby words

  1. radiopaque,
  2. radiopathology,
  3. radiopelvimetry,
  4. radiophare,
  5. radiopharmaceutical,
  6. radiophonic,
  7. radiophosphorus,
  8. radiophotograph,
  9. radiophylaxis,
  10. radioprotection

Origin of radiophone

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

Related formsra·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 radiophonic

radiophonic

/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈfɒnɪk) /

adjective

denoting or relating to music produced by electronic means
Derived Formsradiophonically, adverbradiophony (ˌreɪdɪˈɒfənɪ), noun

radiophone

/ (ˈreɪdɪəʊˌfəʊn) /

noun

another name for radiotelephone (def. 1)
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