radiotelephone

noun
ra·​dio·​tele·​phone | \ ˌrā-dē-ō-ˈte-lə-ˌfōn How to pronounce radiotelephone (audio) \

Definition of radiotelephone

: an apparatus for carrying on wireless telephony by radio waves

Other Words from radiotelephone

radiotelephony \ ˌrā-​dē-​ō-​tə-​ˈle-​fə-​nē How to pronounce radiotelephone (audio) , -​ˈte-​lə-​ˌfō-​nē \ noun

First Known Use of radiotelephone

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for radiotelephone

International Scientific Vocabulary

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About radiotelephone

Time Traveler for radiotelephone

Time Traveler

The first known use of radiotelephone was in 1904

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near radiotelephone

radiotelemetry

radiotelephone

radio telescope

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for radiotelephone

Cite this Entry

“Radiotelephone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/radiotelephone. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon
Seen & Heard
People are talking about

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!