radio range


Definition of radio range

: a radio facility for aircraft navigation

Examples of radio range in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Then there’s the requirement that the attacker be within radio range of the target. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Bluetooth bugs bite millions of Wi-Fi APs from Cisco, Meraki, and Aruba," 1 Nov. 2018 EPIRBs are designed to activate on contact with the water, communicating to the Coast Guard that a vessel is in trouble even when a boat is out of radio range. Outside Online, "In Search of the Vanished Destination," 17 Apr. 2018 And then, before more students could ask about space suits, dizziness, injuries, dreams, or how exactly one fixes a space station toilet, the International Space Station flew beyond radio range. Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, "Orbiting astronaut talks life in space with San Bruno students via ham radio," 7 Mar. 2018 Because the operation would take place far from Israeli airspace, beyond Israel’s radar and radio range, the air force had to set up an airborne command post, in the form of a Boeing 707 fitted with radar and communications equipment. Ronen Bergman, New York Times, "How Arafat Eluded Israel’s Assassination Machine," 23 Jan. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'radio range.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of radio range

1942, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about radio range

Statistics for radio range

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for radio range

The first known use of radio range was in 1942

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on radio range

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with radio range Encyclopedia article about radio range

Comments on radio range

What made you want to look up radio range? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


a small bunch of flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!