- a telephone in which sound or speech is transmitted by means of radio waves instead of through wires or cables.
- to telephone by radiotelephony.
Origin of radiotelephone
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Related Words for radiotelephonetransmission, wireless, receiver, Walkman, telegraphy, radiotelegraphy, telephony, radiotelegraph, Marconi, radiotelephone, CB, radionics, shortwave
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- 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
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