radiotelegraphic

radiotelegraph

[rey-dee-oh-tel-uh-graf, -grahf]
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:
1905–10; radio- + telegraph

radiotelegraphic, adjective
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radiotelegraph (ˌreɪdɪəʊˈtɛlɪˌɡrɑːf, -ˌɡræf)
 
vb
1.  to send (a message) by radiotelegraphy
 
n
2.  a message sent by radiotelegraphy

radiotelegraphy (ˌreɪdɪəʊtɪˈlɛɡrəfɪ)
 
n
Also called: wireless telegraphy a type of telegraphy in which messages (usually in Morse code) are transmitted by radio waves; its use is no longer widespread as it has been superseded by satellite technology
 
radiotelegraphic
 
adj
 
radiotele'graphically
 
adv

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