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1wireless

adjective wire·less \ˈwī(-ə)r-ləs\

: not using wires to send and receive electronic signals : sending and receiving electronic signals by using radio waves

: of or relating to the use of radio waves to send and receive electronic signals

Full Definition of WIRELESS

1
:  having no wire or wires; specifically :  operating by means of transmitted electromagnetic waves <a wireless remote>
2
a :  of or relating to radiotelephony, radiotelegraphy, or radio <a wireless phone>
b :  of or relating to data communications using radio waves <wireless Internet access>
wire·less·ly adverb

Examples of WIRELESS

  1. The video game console comes with wireless controllers.
  2. The café offers free wireless Internet access.

First Known Use of WIRELESS

1894

2wireless

noun

Definition of WIRELESS

1
:  telecommunication (as radiotelegraphy or radiotelephony) involving signals transmitted by radio waves rather than over wires; also :  the technology used in radio telecommunication
2
chiefly British :  radio

Examples of WIRELESS

  1. She listened to the wireless every Monday night.

First Known Use of WIRELESS

1903

Rhymes with WIRELESS

WIRELESSLY Defined for Kids

1wireless

adjective wire·less \ˈwīr-ləs\

Definition of WIRELESS for Kids

:  relating to communication by electromagnetic waves but without connecting wires :  radio

2wireless

noun

Definition of WIRELESS for Kids

:  a computer, telephone, or network that uses radio waves to send and receive electronic signals

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