• WordNet 3.6
    • adj wireless having no wires "a wireless security system"
    • n wireless a communication system based on broadcasting electromagnetic waves
    • n wireless an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
    • n wireless transmission by radio waves
    • n wireless medium for communication
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The number one reason people choose to buy a wireless phone is for safety (nearly 50% of those who own wireless phones purchased it for safety).
    • a Wireless (Elec) Having no wire;
    • n Wireless Short for Wireless telegraphy Wireless telephony, etc.; as, to send a message by wireless .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In the U.S., 54% of wireless phone users are men and 46% are women.
    • wireless Being or done without a wire; not requiring a wire for its operation: as, wireless telegraphy.
    • n wireless Wireless telegraphy: as, a message by wireless.
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In literature:

He signaled with his wireless, "Am going to explore cloud," and sent his Morane climbing.
"Tam O' The Scoots" by Edgar Wallace
The fleet was anchored in a body in Masampho Bay, and in wireless communication with its scouts.
"Famous Sea Fights" by John Richard Hale
Headquarters retaining one squadron and the wireless flight for G.H.Q.
"Aviation in Peace and War" by Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes
The same thing has its corresponding analogy in the case of the wireless telegraphy.
"Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers" by Bhakta Vishita
The wireless received by Polly was from Tom who had been anxiously awaiting the time when he could communicate with the vessel.
"Polly's Business Venture" by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
On the morning of the 13th wireless reports from Alaska stated that it had burned out during the previous night.
"The Fire People" by Ray Cummings
He wrote it in Spanish so the wireless operator probably wouldn't notice or understand the message.
"The Ghost Breaker" by Charles Goddard
We nose out a fire and send word by wireless to the nearest station, before the fire fairly knows it's started.
"The Radio Boys Trailing a Voice" by Allen Chapman
Immediately she was struck the Nebraskan began calling for help by wireless.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
It couldn't have been our unknown professor's wireless experiments after all.
"The Mystery of the Green Ray" by William Le Queux

In poetry:

My heart is crying, tireless,
The word it has to say.
What need have we of wireless
Who know a better way?
"The Liner" by John Le Gay Brereton
S.O.S., S.O.S., flashed through the air
From the wireless right down the jetty
The steward brought S.O.S. on a plate
Sausages, onions, and spaghetti.
"The Sailor's Farewell To His Horse." by Billy Bennett
And all night long—with no wireless set —
They " listened in " —to the thunder!
While the lightning played round their trembling forms,
And the rats played " Over and under ".
"The Travellers aka Twas a Dark and Stormy Night! (with knobs on)" by T W Connor

In news:

Wireless and Wired Access Control.
Can Wireless Connectivity Streamline Airport Congestion .
Wireless offers patients an array of tools and info, but will it lead to better health.
Users can play their music wirelessly via a Mac or Windows computer, iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch without having to dock the device.
The Dallas telecom giant is a leader in one of the hottest businesses anywhere, wireless service, and has 105 million customers nationwide.
It has a 10.2-inch widescreen LCD, Intel Atom CPU, and built-in wired/wireless connections.
Deal will allow wireless backbone company to provide services as well as hardware.
Wireless vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications may one day improve on-road safety by having cars talk to cars over the airwaves.
Is It Because of Interference With Wireless.
These 8 wireless speakers can cut out some of that cable clutter.
The new wireless HDMI distribution system works up to 100 feet.
For more than a decade, designers of wireless products have been struggling to deliver ever-increasing performance while consuming less power.
Life in the old wireless yet.
Supreme Cuts are based in Chicago, but it's decidedly present-day Chicago, complete with broadband and constant wireless access.
The wireless carrier, based in Overland Park, Kan. Said the goal is to cut labor costs by at least $350 million per year.

In science:

In applications such as distributed wireless networks, the connectivity of random geometric graphs is of interest.
Monotone properties of random geometric graphs have sharp thresholds
Covering algorithms, continuum percolation and the geometry of wireless networks.
Monotone properties of random geometric graphs have sharp thresholds
Critical power for asymptotic connectivity in wireless networks.
Monotone properties of random geometric graphs have sharp thresholds
Critical density thresholds in distributed wireless networks.
Monotone properties of random geometric graphs have sharp thresholds
The following are some results motivated by random wireless networks.
On the topological Properties of the One Dimensional Exponential Random Geometric Graph