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wireless telephony

noun
1.
Now Rare. radiotelephony.
Related forms
wireless telephone, noun
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  • A wireless telephone message had made known to Dr. Holmes the probable hour of their arrival.

  • The wireless telephone, essential parts, action, arrangement.

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
  • It is not possible here to go into a technical description of the wireless telephone.

  • Communication throughout the National Forests is had by the use of the telephone and the radio or wireless telephone.

    The School Book of Forestry Charles Lathrop Pack
  • With the wireless telephone, the observer could communicate instantly with the gun-pointer, and tell him when to fire.

    Inventions of the Great War A. Russell (Alexander Russell) Bond
  • It is really a wireless telephone, operating through the water instead of the air.

    Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.
  • Another appliance which now rendered great service was the wireless telephone.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • An ideal communication, in the delivery of some swift blow, would be by wireless telephone.

    The Aeroplane Claude Grahame-White and Harry Harper
  • The patrolling airplane, connected with us here by wireless telephone, gave us further details.

    The White Invaders Raymond King Cummings
  • The wireless telephone can be best understood by comparing it with the common telephone.

    Physics Willis Eugene Tower
British Dictionary definitions for wireless telephone

wireless telephone

noun
1.
another name for radiotelephone
Derived Forms
wireless telephony, noun
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