Meaning of RADIO in English

RADIO

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a radio programme

I was once interviewed for a radio programme.

a radio/electrical/radar signal

A transmitter connected to the door bell sends radio signals to a portable receiver.

a radio/television broadcast

The President addressed the nation in a television broadcast.

a radio/television commentary

The royal wedding will be accompanied by a live television commentary.

a radio/TV appearance

John hated the endless TV appearances to promote each new album.

a television/radio reporter

He told television reporters that he had no plans to resign.

a TV/radio play (= a play written to be performed on TV/radio )

This horror story would make a good radio play.

a TV/television/radio drama

The book has been made into a television drama.

a TV/television/radio show

What’s your favourite TV show?

BBC Radio 1Xtra

independent television/radio/broadcasting etc British English (= not owned or paid for by the government )

independent television companies

local radio

machine/computer/radio etc operator

computers which can be used by untrained operators

radio beacon

radio contact (= communication by radio )

Air traffic control had lost radio contact with the pilot.

radio telescope

radio wave

talk radio

television/newspaper/radio coverage (= provided by television newspapers etc )

The private lives of celebrities get a lot of newspaper coverage.

television/radio/newspaper advertising

Both candidates are spending millions on television advertising.

transistor radio

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

commercial

There are fourteen commercial television companies, and a host of commercial radio stations.

Two commercial radio broadcasters, two television stations and cable networks provide more news.

In theory, there should be lots of pent-up demand for commercial radio in Britain.

Local operators hope that, if national commercial radio takes off, some cash will trickle down to them.

The bill includes proposals for a new television channel, three new national commercial radio channels and numerous local services.

By way of exception, the Regulations do not give the Director General powers in relation to commercial radio and television advertisements or to cable advertisements.

Other strategies in the campaign included large outside hoardings, and a slot on commercial radio during journey-to-work times.

For commercial television and radio stations ads are their life-blood.

independent

Most other independent radio stations had either had their equipment destroyed or had broadcast music programmes and other safe material.

Read in studio One of the region's independent radio stations has won a top award at the radio Oscars.

The 21 independent local radio stations all over the Republic claim they are getting audiences of up to three million listeners each week.

And there are now 15 independent radio stations in London alone, compared with three in 1979.

The project began back in 1976 when I was working for Capital Radio, London's independent local radio station.

These days there are hundreds of newspapers, including four competing dailies, and a handful of independent television and radio stations.

The independent radio sector is also thought likely to attract foreign interest.

This was the first independent radio station in the republic and was to be run by the students' official youth organization.

local

They can press up their own records and sell them through local shops and radio .

And she used her limited telephone privileges to air her opinions live on a local radio talk show.

This development is not unconnected with the development of local radio and the popularity of the phone-in programme.

Those in local radio believe that the Church should put more resources into encouraging and developing modern music and musicians.

The idea of local radio fitted snugly with local ownership, like the provincial press.

I want listeners up and down the country to hear the best of our local radio and regional journalism.

National daily and Sunday newspaper cookery writers. Local radio stations.

The band will also record public service announcements for local radio stations, urging petitions to protest the arrest.

national

Paul had given public undertakings on national radio and television that it would.

Mather its advertising agency in charge of buying commercial spots on national radio networks.

Following the announcement of the revised schedule the premises of the national radio station were briefly occupied by a group of soldiers.

Soldiers again briefly took over the national radio station on Dec. 15 to broadcast their demands.

Local operators hope that, if national commercial radio takes off, some cash will trickle down to them.

The bill includes proposals for a new television channel, three new national commercial radio channels and numerous local services.

Thousands turn up for parties every weekend and tune in to the national radio show he does with Djaimin.

The relocation of large companies is likely to attract national television, radio and newspaper coverage.

■ NOUN

broadcast

Old photographs, and some archive film footage or earlier radio broadcasts would also be included, depending on the period being studied.

Do old radio broadcasts , minor record labels and second-rate artists merit box sets?

All radio broadcasts and church publications continue to be closely monitored by the government.

Elites can more easily assess the situation and attitudes of both allies and rivals by monitoring television and radio broadcasts .

Chamberlain's dramatic radio broadcast announcing the Declaration of War in 1939.

In time, books, radio broadcasts , films, and professional journals were added to the list.

Using radio broadcasts and posters, they had warned the locals that they would be shot if they turned out to vote.

car

Carfax adaptors were designed for use with existing car radios .

A police car radio cackled raucously.

She switched on the car radio and hummed to the beat of the pop music.

I flipped on the car radio , tapping on the steering wheel in time to the music.

So mobiles are the new car radios .

His car radio was stolen on another occasion.

The other began to talk rapidly into the hand mike of the car radio .

I push the button on the car radio to 97. 5, La Nueva Onda.

cassette

The amount of explosive hidden in the radio cassette player which destroyed the aircraft was not detectable by any X-ray equipment.

Thieves broke into five cars, smashing the nearside windows and taking radio cassette players and cash.

A £165 radio cassette player was also taken from a car parked in North Road.

Wilmot, of Waterloo, Liverpool, is jointly accused with another man of stealing a radio cassette player from a car.

contact

Airport officials said there had been no hint of trouble until radio contact was suddenly lost three minutes from touchdown.

I am in radio contact with Earth.

It took away the normal drudgery of long flights with little radio contact and constant headings.

The report also faults the balloon crew for failing to maintain radio contact with the ground.

Suddenly the yacht changed course for Margate and at this point Venturous lost radio contact with the shore unit.

Fujimori said previous radio contacts broke off after the guerrillas held an impromptu news conference, disrupting negotiations up to that point.

Even if Kirov was still listening out for radio contact , he was unlikely still to be in direct touch with the pilot.

Immediately, it was wrapped in an envelope of incandescent gas, and radio contact was lost.

frequency

The product is the result of an agreement signed in October 1991 for joint development of an FRAM-compatible radio frequency transponder chip.

The latest is an outpatient procedure with a new gizmo that removes throat tissues with radio frequencies .

They also found a piece of paper with the radio frequencies used by police locally and nationally, said Mr Cornwall.

She wanted tactical call signs, authentication codes, radio frequencies .

Radiation in the optical range and at radio frequencies can be detected either locally or at Earth stations.

The technology handles multiple calls on a single radio frequency by separating them in time.

The observed profiles were cross-correlated with a standard pulse profile appropriate for each radio frequency to obtain accurate pulse arrival times.

It then encodes them and transmits the conversation over a range of radio frequencies .

interview

On the morning I flew overseas to attend a career seminar I heard a radio interview about career change.

Detective Chief Inspector Kenneth Harris, in a radio interview , announced that another line of enquiry was being pursued.

Just before his radio interview was over, he showed that he knows much more than running.

It is quite a good idea to take along samples to a radio interview .

He's done radio interviews and had his picture in the local papers!

For a radio interview , I'd do my own homework, and I've always believed in doing it thoroughly.

message

Turned out she wanted to know if Uncle Adam had been sending any radio messages .

The initial radio message had beggared belief.

All those stories about getting radio messages through the teeth turn out to be true.

Two ammunition ships appeared on radar, heading full-speed in the wrong direction, ignoring radio messages to return.

operator

He began to receive messages purporting to come from his deceased friend, who had been a radio operator .

Everybody was shook but especially the other radio operator and myself.

If the radio operator kept his mouth shut, the transgression might not get to the ears of his superiors.

Back at bomber command, the radio operator received the distress call.

He even finds himself giving out gardening advice to local radio operators from his car.

At 1.20 a.m. the ferry's radio operator sent out the first Mayday call.

personality

But the scenery was not all friendly here where conservative radio personality Rush Limbaugh grew up.

We have a number of radio personalities on public broadcasting who write books.

pirate

That's our very own pirate radio .

Unfortunately Phil had unwittingly chosen a bad time to clash with the pirate radio vessel.

programme

But he was no more comfortable on the radio programme than he would have been on the real desert island.

All of this favours the growth of radio programme suppliers.

They wanted to present a collage of what they had discovered in the format of a modern day local radio programme .

show

Following this success, Procter &038; Gamble tried radio shows which also featured stories that aimed to sell soap.

He will speak to radio shows that broadcast over a tin can and lengths of string.

Hancock's Half Hour may have finished for him, but there was another big radio show on the way.

Focus on the Family, whose radio show is heard on 2, 000 stations, is officially non-political.

On December 13, she appeared on Chris's Virgin radio show .

She had gotten her tip from a radio show .

After Rush Limbaugh read the fax on his radio show , Gingrich announced plans to block the administration proposal.

signal

This is a star's radio signal .

It is a manner of speech now increasingly rare in the world, faded and ever weakening like a lost radio signal .

Twenty minutes after the first radio signal , Lawton finished his pre-flight checks.

The equipment compresses the radio signal into digital form, then adds buffers to make up for any sound lost in transmission.

But if so, we might have expected to he contacted by them, or at least to detect their radio signals .

There is a seven-second delay between transmission of the radio signal and when it can be heard on computer.

Most of the time, though, he processed requests to collect radio signals from targeted coordinates.

Alec monitored a variety of radio signals , but rarely responded himself.

station

She listened to a debate on the subject on a New York radio station .

I think the radio station was interested in a certain amount of regulated chaos.

The 21 independent local radio stations all over the Republic claim they are getting audiences of up to three million listeners each week.

The project began back in 1976 when I was working for Capital Radio, London's independent local radio station .

This will include all Big City, Magic and Kiss radio stations .

It's a simple matter to lock into the telephone land lines through the Piraeus radio station .

The first main targets are the central government buildings and the radio station .

Independent radio stations had been shut down, while troops stationed themselves outside newspapers offices and took over transmission towers.

talk

Television and talk radio have taken on that job.

And humor, after all, is the sugar coating that makes talk radio a smooth pill to swallow.

The first 20 minutes were no fluke, as they are probably saying on talk radio shows in Kentucky right this moment.

Newspapers and talk radio would find themselves with large chunks of blank space and dead air.

telescope

Despite the recent decline in interest, there were several radio telescopes set to receive the signal when it came.

In astronomy the transmitter is usually a radio telescope , and it usually acts also as the detector.

Perversely, doing this will require the biggest and best of radio telescope arrays.

transistor

He disliked the transistor radio he'd saved up for to get Lavinia for her birthday three years ago.

These sets are no bigger than a transistor radio and cost as little as $ 100 at the nearby discount electronics store.

More stories, more coffee and another try with Pete's transistor radio .

Also his transistor radio and his pocket piece of purple fluorite.

It is less easy to forgive the carriers of blaring transistor radios , a sacrilege in such surroundings.

The wrappings had come off: it was a shattered transistor radio .

Lines of washing hung between the caravans, transistor radios played loudly.

Roosters crowed, transistor radios were turned full volume to occupy the minutes of the unemployed.

transmitter

Houses will be equipped with radio transmitters , allowing callers to shop around for the best deals.&038;.

The birds were outfitted with radio transmitters so that they can be tracked.

Here you simply ensure that the mechanical linkage will give more than sufficient control and then adjust the radio transmitter in suit.

It works with a tiny radio transmitter and receiver in the handset and the base.

And for 1,500 miles it was carried on the current without power, navigational gear or a radio transmitter .

But it was an expensive raincoat, because one of its buttons is a small radio transmitter .

It's a short-wave radio transmitter .

There was also £500 in one-pound notes, and a five-valve radio transmitter .

wave

The cavity magnetron was simple, rugged and cheap, and produced short wavelength radio waves - microwaves.

Radio antennas receive radio waves and change them into electrical signals which are then turned into sound by the speakers.

The radio waves may come not only from transmitters but power supplies, motors or other electrical devices.

By surrounding the radio with aluminum foil, we neutralize or block the radio waves .

The field theory progressed even more dramatically when, a few decades later, Hertz produced the radio waves predicted by the programme.

And the key to being small was to use short radio waves .

We have, in fact, as well as polluting our environment chemically also polluted it with radio waves of varying frequencies.

The behavior of light or radio waves is similar.

■ VERB

hear

But all I could hear was the police radio chatter.

On the morning I flew overseas to attend a career seminar I heard a radio interview about career change.

The story hasn't changed since we heard it on the radio .

I heard it over the radio a few minutes ago and I cried.

I haven't heard anything on the radio , seen nothing in the press, nothing on the box.

Those who heard the debate on radio thought Republican candidate Richard M.. Nixon carried the day.

I travelled in and they did an interview which a fine man called Peter Canham heard on his car radio .

I heard it on the radio .

listen

In Darcy's Utopia we will make do with listening to the radio .

He was some one we grew up listening to on the radio .

Jackknifed over the whisky bottle, Barry listened to the radio commentary in closing-time light.

Do you ever get frustrated listening to the radio ?

Great for long journeys, or whenever you want to listen to the radio in private.

But she loves to read and would rather listen to the radio than watch television.

They rode, without speaking, listening to the radio .

play

Actor Bruce Willis will play radio star Willis Conover.

At the news conference, Bennett played the radio ads along with excerpts from the rap music in question.

I've not cared for the last few at all, but this one I'd definitely play on the radio .

Bernstein as its new basketball play-by-\#play radio announcer Tuesday.

It was played on two radio stations, but there was no surrender.

All I can play is the radio .

Charlie Sheen plays a radio astronomer who gets canned when he receives a transmission from space.&038;.

use

And the key to being small was to use short radio waves.

The Tesla coil, which he invented in 1891, is still widely used in radio and television sets.

Expresspost is a fast messenger collection and delivery service available in London using radio controlled motor cycles and vans.

A cracker can also eavesdrop using wiretapping, radio , or auxiliary ports on computers, which are used by network programs.

We had to hand-prop to start the engine, use a hand-held radio and our hand-held Magellan, purchased for this leg.

Need further study Bands used by radio determination systems need further study, the Spectrum Investigation has determined.

Do parents know the school will use that particular radio station when the school is to be closed at short notice?

Channel 3 Co-pilot's microphone and headset when using the radio or intercom.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

commercial radio/TV/channel etc

At least on commercial channels they have ad breaks for this sort of thing.

By way of exception, the Regulations do not give the Director General powers in relation to commercial radio and television advertisements or to cable advertisements.

Local operators hope that, if national commercial radio takes off, some cash will trickle down to them.

The commercial channel had lured away two of its top acts, Morecambe and Wise and Bruce Forsyth.

The bill includes proposals for a new television channel, three new national commercial radio channels and numerous local services.

There are fourteen commercial television companies, and a host of commercial radio stations.

Two commercial radio broadcasters, two television stations and cable networks provide more news.

have (got) the TV/radio/washing machine etc on

pirate radio/TV (station)

That's our very own pirate radio.

Unfortunately Phil had unwittingly chosen a bad time to clash with the pirate radio vessel.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a radio personality

Can you turn your radio down a little bit?

Do you have a radio in your car?

I'm going to buy a new radio for the car.

I've often heard that song on the radio , but I can't think what it's called.

In the evening I usually watch TV or listen to the radio .

Madden has a daily radio show on KSFO.

Rush Limbaugh is one of the biggest names in talk radio .

The story was written specially for radio .

We've lost radio contact.

We encourage more use of radio in the public interest.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Here you simply ensure that the mechanical linkage will give more than sufficient control and then adjust the radio transmitter in suit.

However, there are some occasions when sending a photograph to a radio station is not such a bad idea.

Maxwell, host of a weekend gospel hour on a Compton radio station, was jubilant.

The 15-minute radio program is wonderfully old-fashioned.

The gin palaces are out, polished brass, blaring radios and peaked hats, and they don't care.

They also found a piece of paper with the radio frequencies used by police locally and nationally, said Mr Cornwall.

Unlike radio , the anchor / readers do not have to be in eye contact with the control room.

We had to fight to make our way through as rifles, packs and radio aerials snagged on bushes and branches.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

control

Level crossings along the route will be converted to radio control , and will communicate with both control centre and trains.

Batut, whose work predates radio remote control , triggered his shutter by the use of slow burning fuse.

He radioed the airport control tower to confirm that they could receive his transponder signal.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

commercial radio/TV/channel etc

At least on commercial channels they have ad breaks for this sort of thing.

By way of exception, the Regulations do not give the Director General powers in relation to commercial radio and television advertisements or to cable advertisements.

Local operators hope that, if national commercial radio takes off, some cash will trickle down to them.

The commercial channel had lured away two of its top acts, Morecambe and Wise and Bruce Forsyth.

The bill includes proposals for a new television channel, three new national commercial radio channels and numerous local services.

There are fourteen commercial television companies, and a host of commercial radio stations.

Two commercial radio broadcasters, two television stations and cable networks provide more news.

pirate radio/TV (station)

That's our very own pirate radio.

Unfortunately Phil had unwittingly chosen a bad time to clash with the pirate radio vessel.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

I urgently radioed the information back to headquarters.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But on this night, the Cali controller radioed different instructions to Flight 965.

She radioed down to her senior keeper who called the vet.

They radioed for help and were rescued by the Isle of Man lifeboat.

Two officers radioed his warning to control.

When he couldn't manage that either, he radioed for assistance.

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