ra·​dio·​phone ˈrā-dē-ə-ˌfōn How to pronounce radiophone (audio)

Examples of radiophone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before entering each cave, Ryan made sure to communicate our position to a colleague by radiophone. Taras Grescoe, WSJ, 23 Nov. 2022 The idea is to have radiophone stations at central points sending out concert music as well as speeches and lectures via radio, and compact receiving sets in various homes and clubs to intercept the waves. Mark Fischetti, Scientific American, 23 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of radiophone was in 1919

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“Radiophone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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ra·​dio·​phone ˈrād-ē-ə-ˌfōn How to pronounce radiophone (audio)
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