radiophone

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

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Recent Examples on the Web 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, "50, 100 & 150 Years Ago: May 2021," 23 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of radiophone

1919, in the meaning defined above

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5 May 2021

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“Radiophone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiophone. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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