[ rey-dee-oh-tel-uh-fohn ]
/ ˌreɪ di oʊˈtɛl əˌfoʊn /
a telephone in which sound or speech is transmitted by means of radio waves instead of through wires or cables. Abbreviation: RT
verb (used with or without object), ra·di·o·tel·e·phoned, ra·di·o·tel·e·phon·ing.
to telephone by radiotelephony.
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OTHER WORDS FROM radiotelephonera·di·o·tel·e·phon·ic [rey-dee-oh-tel-uh-fon-ik], /ˌreɪ di oʊˌtɛl əˈfɒn ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for radiotelephone
/ (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈtɛlɪˌfəʊn) /
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
Sometimes shortened to: radio
Derived forms of radiotelephoneradiotelephonic (ˌreɪdɪəʊˌtɛlɪˈfɒnɪk), adjectiveradiotelephony (ˌreɪdɪəʊtɪˈlɛfənɪ), noun
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