ra·​dio·​gram | \ ˈrā-dē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce radiogram (audio) \

Definition of radiogram

2 : 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, "The Rise of a Hindu Vigilante in the Age of WhatsApp and Modi," 14 Apr. 2020 But now, with a radiogram from Delhi, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s central government was stepping in. Mohammad Ali, Wired, "The Rise of a Hindu Vigilante in the Age of WhatsApp and Modi," 14 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of radiogram

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Radiogram.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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

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