English - Vietnamese Dictionary
radio /'reidiai/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- truyền đi bằng rađiô, thông tin bằng rađiô, phát thanh bằng rađiô; đánh điện bằng rađiô (cho ai)
+medium for communication
+an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
+a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
+transmit messages via radio waves
+indicating radiation or radioactivity
Advanced English Dictionary
1 receiver, portable (radio), Old-fashioned crystal set, Brit and US old-fashioned wireless, Colloq transistor, Slang ghetto-blaster, Brit tranny or trannie, US boom box:
He listens to BBC World Service on his short-wave radio.
2 transmit, broadcast, air, disseminate, announce, present:
Weather reports are radioed continuously to ships at sea and aircraft.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 (often the radio) [U, sing.] the activity of broadcasting programmes for people to listen to; the programmes that are broadcast: The interview was broadcast on radio and television. + The play was written specially for radio. + I listen to the radio on the way to work. + Did you hear the interview with him on the radio? + local / national radio + a radio programme / reporter / station
2 [C] a piece of equipment used for listening to programmes that are broadcast to the public: to turn the radio on / off + a car radio + a radio cassette player
See also - CLOCK RADIO
3 [U] the process of sending and receiving messages through the air using ELECTROMAGNETIC waves: He was unable to contact Blake by radio. + to keep in radio contact + radio signals / waves
4 [C] a piece of equipment, for example on ships or planes, for sending and receiving radio signals: to hear a gale warning on / over the ship's radio
+ verb (radioing, radioed, radioed) to send a message to sb by radio: [V] The police officer radioed for help. + [VN] The warning was radioed to headquarters. [also V that, VN that, VN to inf]
There were calls for cab radios to link train drivers and signal boxes.
| CB, mobile, portable, transistor, two-way | FM, long-wave, short-wave | army, police | community, local, national, state
VERB + RADIO
listen to | turn on, tune in to | tune
His radio is permanently tuned to Radio 1.
| turn down/up
RADIO + VERB
announce sth, report sth
The radio announced that the president had been assassinated.
| blare (out), play (sth)
He drove along with his windows open and the radio blaring out.
RADIO + NOUN
receiver, set | alarm, cassette (player) | message, signal, waves | operator | system | transmitter | silence
The troops maintained a strict radio silence while they moved into position.
| station | advertisement, broadcast, interview, news, programme, report, show, transmission | frequency | amateur, ham
The distress call was picked up by a young radio ham.
| drama, play
The message was sent by radio.
| on the ~
We were listening to a show on the radio.
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