Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RADIOING

To Frank this meant that Morales was having difficulty in radioing the Calomares ranch, and his heart leaped with exultation.

Morales had to be prevented from radioing the ranch, if Jack and Bob were to stand their chance.

While you're radioing results back to Earth and they're feeling bad about it, I'm going to be doing something.

WORD ORIGIN

"wireless transmission of voice signals with radio waves," 1907, abstracted from earlier combinations such as radio-receiver (1903), radiophone (1881), radio-telegraphy (1898), from radio- as a comb. form of Latin radius "beam." Use for "radio receiver" is first attested 1913; sense of "sound broadcasting as a medium" is from 1913.

Wireless remained more widespread until World War II, when military preference for radio turned the tables. As an adjective by 1912, "by radio transmission;" meaning "controlled by radio" from 1974. Radio _______ "radio station or service from _______" is recorded from 1920. A radio shack (1946) was a small building housing radio equipment.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.