radiotelephone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n radiotelephone a telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
    • n radiotelephone telephony that uses transmission by radio rather than by wire
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Radiotelephone A wireless telephone, in which the signal is conveyed by radio waves.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n radiotelephone A telephonic instrument, invented by L. De Forest, used in wireless telephony (which see).
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Usage

In literature:

Suddenly the radiotelephone operator gave a yell.
"Tom Swift and The Visitor from Planet X" by Victor Appleton
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In news:

Launched in June 2001, MariTEL's new Marine Wireless VHF Radiotelephone Network and Digital Selective Calling (DSC) currently covers the Gulf of Mexico and lower Mississippi River.
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In science:

Cox, “Antenna diversity performance in mitigating the effects of portable radiotelephone orientation and multipath propagation,” IEEE Trans.
Transmit Diversity v. Spatial Multiplexing in Modern MIMO Systems
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