radio-tag

verb

ra·​dio-tag ˈrā-dē-ō-ˌtag How to pronounce radio-tag (audio)
radio-tagged; radio-tagging; radio-tags

transitive verb

: to attach a radio transmitter to (an animal)
tracked the movements of a radio-tagged owl

Word History

First Known Use

1951, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of radio-tag was in 1951

Dictionary Entries Near radio-tag

Cite this Entry

“Radio-tag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radio-tag. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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