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radiophone Tweet Definition of radiophone Like Definition of radiophone on Facebook
noun 
  1. a photophone
  2. a radiotelephone
     
radiotelegraph Tweet Definition of radiotelegraph Like Definition of radiotelegraph on Facebook
noun 
  1. wireless telegraphy
     
radiotelegraphy Tweet Definition of radiotelegraphy Like Definition of radiotelegraphy on Facebook
noun 
  1. The process and techniques of sending telegrams using radio waves rather than wires.
     
radiotelephone Tweet Definition of radiotelephone Like Definition of radiotelephone on Facebook
noun 
  1. a device that allows two-way communication via radio
     
remote Tweet Definition of remote Like Definition of remote on Facebook
noun 
  1. Short for remote control.
I hate it when my uncle comes over to visit; he always sits in the best chair and hogs the .
adjective (remot, er, est)
  1. At a distance; disconnected.
A operator may control the vehicle with a wireless handset.
  1. distant, Distant or otherwise inaccessible.
After his fall from the emperor's favor, the general was posted to a outpost.
  1. unlikely, Unlikely.
There was only a possibility that we would be rescued as we were far outside of the regular shipping lanes.
  1. emotion, Emotionally detached.
After her mother's death, my friend grew for a time while she dealt with her grief.
     
repeater Tweet Definition of repeater Like Definition of repeater on Facebook
noun (wikipedia, repeater, repeater (electronic device))
  1. (electronics) an electronic device that receives a weak or low-level signal and retransmits it at a higher level or higher power.
  2. (firearms) a gun that has a store of cartridges and does not need reloading after each shot.
  3. (ufology and similar studies) a person who regularly sees unexplained sightings of paranormal phenomenon.
Note " this term is more commonly used by skeptics of the paranormal, and implies that the witness lacks credibility.
     
Roger Tweet Definition of Roger Like Definition of Roger on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. (given name, male).
     
Romeo Tweet Definition of Romeo Like Definition of Romeo on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. One of the main characters of w:William Shakespeare, William Shakespeare's play w:Romeo and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet.
  2. A boyfriend.
  3. A man who is a great lover.
  4. By analogy with the Shakesperean character, a man who is in love with a woman from a family, party or country opposing his own.
  5. A man who has married without the consent of his parent-in-law, parents-in-law.
  6. The letter R in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
     
RT Tweet Definition of RT Like Definition of RT on Facebook
initialism 
  1. radio telephone
  2. Right Tackle, term used in American & Canadian Football
     

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