radio

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radio is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
radio

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
radio

Plural
radios

A radio
  1. A radio is piece of electronic equipment that sends or receives signals though the air and plays voice, music, or other sounds.
    I used to carry a small radio, but now I have an MP3 player.
    When I'm in the car, I usually listen to the radio.
    The news will be on the radio in about five minutes.
    CBC 99.1 FM is my favorite radio station.
    The pilot tried to contact the airport over the radio.

Verb[change]

Plain form
radio

Third-person singular
radios

Past tense
radioed

Past participle
radioed

Present participle
radioing

  1. (transitive & intransitive) If you radio someone, you send a message to them using a radio.
  2. (transitive & intransitive) If you radio a message, you send it to someone using a radio.

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