Meaning of RADIO in English

RADIO

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ car

He was singing along with the car ~.

▪ CB , hand-held , portable , transistor , two-way

▪ clock

According to my clock ~ it was 3.30 in the morning.

▪ FM , long-wave , short-wave

▪ digital , Internet , satellite , terrestrial ( esp. AmE )

▪ army , police

▪ community , local , national , state

▪ commercial , public ( esp. AmE )

▪ pirate

▪ drive-time , talk

VERB + RADIO

▪ listen to , tune in to

▪ tune

His ~ is permanently tuned to Radio 1.

▪ switch on , turn on

▪ switch off , turn off

▪ turn down , turn up

RADIO + VERB

▪ announce sth , report sth

The ~ announced that the president had been assassinated.

▪ play (sth)

▪ blare , blare out , blast , blast out

He drove along with his windows open and the ~ blaring.

▪ crackle

RADIO + NOUN

▪ alarm

▪ receiver , set

▪ dial

▪ signal , waves

▪ communication , contact , message

▪ operator

▪ system

▪ antenna , transmitter

▪ silence

The troops maintained a strict ~ silence while they moved into position.

▪ static

A crackle of ~ static came back through the earpiece.

▪ broadcaster , network , station

the largest ~ broadcaster in the US

▪ broadcast , programme/program , show , spot ( esp. AmE ), transmission

▪ ad , advertisement , interview , news , report , talk show ( esp. AmE )

▪ announcer , DJ , host ( esp. AmE ), personality , reporter

▪ listener

▪ airplay

The song is currently getting heavy ~ airplay.

▪ frequency

▪ amateur , ham

The distress call was picked up by a young ~ ham.

▪ chatter

It was fascinating to listen to the ~ chatter from the ships.

▪ drama , play

▪ astronomy , telescope

PREPOSITION

▪ by ~

The message was sent by ~.

▪ on the ~

We were listening to a show on the ~.

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