Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
radio /'reidiai/
  • danh từ
    • rađiô
    • máy thu thanh, máy rađiô
    • động từ
      • truyền đi bằng rađiô, thông tin bằng rađiô, phát thanh bằng rađiô; đánh điện bằng rađiô (cho ai)
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    Thesaurus 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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    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]
    Collocation Dictionary


    cab, car
    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


    listen to | turn on, tune in to | tune
    His radio is permanently tuned to Radio 1.
    | turn down/up


    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.


    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


    by ~
    The message was sent by radio.
    | on the ~
    We were listening to a show on the radio.

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