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From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ra·di·o- a.
 1. Of or pertaining to, or employing, or operated by, radiant energy, specifically that of electromagnetic waves with frequencies between those of infrared radiation and X-rays; hence, pertaining to, or employed in, broadcast radio or television, microwaves, radiotelephones, etc.; as, radio waves.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ra·di·o- A combining form indicating connection with, or relation to, a radius or ray; specifically Anat., with the radius of the forearm; as, radio-ulnar, radio-muscular, radio-carpal.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : indicating radiation or radioactivity; "radiochemistry"
      n 1: medium for communication [syn: radiocommunication, wireless]
      2: an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and
         amplifies transmitted signals [syn: radio receiver, receiving
         set, radio set, tuner, wireless]
      3: a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic
         waves [syn: wireless]
      v : transmit messages via radio waves; "he radioed for help"