wireless

[ wahyuh r-lis ]
/ ˈwaɪər lɪs /
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adjective

noun

verb (used with or without object)

to telegraph or telephone by wireless.

Origin of wireless

First recorded in 1890–95; wire + -less
Related formswire·less·ly, adverbwire·less·ness, nounpre·wire·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for wirelessly

wireless

/ (ˈwaɪəlɪs) /

adjective

communicating without connecting wires or other material contactswireless networks; wireless internet connection

noun

mainly British old-fashioned another word for radio
Derived Formswirelessly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for wirelessly

wireless


1894, as a type of telegraph, from wire (n.) + -less. In reference to radio broadcasting, attested from 1903, subsequently superseded by radio.

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