Meaning of RADIO in English

RADIO

n.

Function: noun

Inflected Form: plural ra · di · os

Etymology: short for radiotelegraphy

Date: 1903

1 a : the wireless transmission and reception of electric impulses or signals by means of electromagnetic waves b : the use of these waves for the wireless transmission of electric impulses into which sound is converted

2 : a radio message

3 : a radio receiving set

4 a : a radio transmitting station b : a radio broadcasting organization c : the radio broadcasting industry d : communication by radio

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.