Meaning of RADIO in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ reɪdioʊ ]

( radios, radioing, radioed)

Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English.


Radio is the broadcasting of programmes for the public to listen to, by sending out signals from a transmitter.

The announcement was broadcast on radio and television.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N n


You can refer to the programmes broadcast by radio stations as the radio .

A lot of people tend to listen to the radio in the mornings...

N-SING : the N


A radio is the piece of equipment that you use in order to listen to radio programmes.

He sat down in the armchair and turned on the radio.



Radio is a system of sending sound over a distance by transmitting electrical signals.

They are in twice daily radio contact with the rebel leader.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N n


A radio is a piece of equipment that is used for sending and receiving messages.

...the young constable who managed to raise the alarm on his radio...



If you radio someone, you send a message to them by radio.

The officer radioed for advice...

A few minutes after take-off, the pilot radioed that a fire had broken out.

VERB : V adv / prep , V that , also V n , V

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