radiogram

noun

ra·​dio·​gram ˈrā-dē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce radiogram (audio)
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: a message transmitted by wireless telegraphy
3
[short for radiogramophone] British : a combined radio receiver and record player

Examples of radiogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On rare occasions, the Indian government—which prides itself on visions of universal digital literacy, online services, and biometrical identity schemes—still conducts certain official communications by radiogram. Mohammad Ali, Wired, 14 Apr. 2020 But now, with a radiogram from Delhi, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s central government was stepping in. Mohammad Ali, Wired, 14 Apr. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of radiogram was in 1896

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“Radiogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiogram. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

radiogram

noun
ra·​dio·​gram ˈrād-ē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce radiogram (audio)
: a message transmitted by radio

Medical Definition

radiogram

noun
ra·​dio·​gram ˈrād-ē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce radiogram (audio)

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