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radiotelegraph

[rey-dee-oh-tel-uh-graf, -grahf] /ˌreɪ di oʊˈtɛl əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf/
noun
1.
a telegraph in which messages or signals are sent by means of radio waves rather than through wires or cables.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
2.
to telegraph by radiotelegraphy.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; radio- + telegraph
Related forms
radiotelegraphic, adjective
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Examples from the web for radiotelegraph
  • Receive and transmit communications using radiotelegraph or radiotelephone equipment in accordance with government regulations.
  • Hence there are frequent lists of radio-equipped ships as well as rates for radiotelegraph and radiotelephone messages.
British Dictionary definitions for radiotelegraph

radiotelegraph

/ˌreɪdɪəʊˈtɛlɪˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf/
verb
1.
to send (a message) by radiotelegraphy
noun
2.
a message sent by radiotelegraphy
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