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radiotelegraph

[ rey-dee-oh-tel-uh-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈtɛl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

a telegraph in which messages or signals are sent by means of radio waves rather than through wires or cables.

verb (used with or without object)

to telegraph by radiotelegraphy.

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Origin of radiotelegraph

First recorded in 1905–10; radio- + telegraph
ra·di·o·tel·e·graph·ic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for radiotelegraph

radiotelegraph
/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈtɛlɪˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf) /

verb

to send (a message) by radiotelegraphy

noun

a message sent by radiotelegraphy
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