radio
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radio(
rey
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di
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (device)
a. el radio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la radio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The car radio is broken and we can't hear anything.El radio del carro está roto y no se puede escuchar nada.
2. (medium)
a. la radio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The radio is playing our favorite song.Nuestra canción favorita está sonando en la radio.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (relative to radio)
a. de radio
My band participates in a radio show.Mi banda participa en un programa de radio.
b. radiofónico
Radio broadcasting is not quite as popular as it once was.La difusión radiofónica no es tan popular como alguna vez lo fue.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to communicate by radio)
a. llamar por radio
He radioed the Coast Guard.Llamó por radio al servicio de guardacostas.
5. (to transmit by radio)
a. radiar
They radioed the news at 9 am.Radiaron la noticia a las 9 am.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to communicate by radio)
a. llamar por radio
The captain radioed for help.El capitán llamó por radio para pedir ayuda.
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radio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la radio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
radio cassette (recorder or player)radiocasete m
radio stationemisora de radio
radio waveonda de radio
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (information)
a. transmitir por radio
3. (person)
a. comunicar por radio con
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to radio for helppedir ayuda por radio
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radio [ˈreɪdɪəʊ]
noun
1 (set) radio (f)
over the radio por radio; on the radio en or por la radio; to talk on the radio hablar por la radio
2 (Telec) radio (f); radiofonía (f)
by radio por radio
to send a message by radio
intransitive verb
to radio to sb enviar un mensaje a algn por radio; to radio for help pedir socorro por radio
transitive verb
[+information, news] radiar; transmitir por radio
modifier
broadcast, beam, wave
radio announcer (n) locutoralocutora (m) (f) de radio;a locutora
radio astronomy (n) radioastronomía (f)
radio beacon (n) radiofaro (m)
radio beam (n) radiofaro (m)
radio broadcast (n) emisión (f) de radio
radio cab (n)
radio taxi See culture box in entry radio.
radio communication radio contact (n) comunicación (f) por radio
radio engineer (n) radiotécnico (m)
he became a radio engineer with the British Forces Broadcasting Service
radio engineering (n) radiotécnica (f)
radio frequency (n) frecuencia (f) de radio
radio ham (n) radioaficionadoaradioaficionada (m) (f);a radioaficionada
radio link (n) enlace (m) radiofónico
the Brigadier has a direct radio link to the commander of the Northern Army in a radio link with Mogadishu,it's just been reported that rebel troops now control all areas of the city
radio mast (n) torre (f) de radio
radio network (n) cadena (f) or red (f) de emisoras
radio operator (n) radiotelegrafista (m)
radio play (n) obra (f) de teatro para la radio
her most recent appearance was in a BBC radio play of the late 1970s "the mousetrap" was written as a radio play for the BBC
radio programme radio program (US) (n) programa (m) de radio
radio set (n) radio (f)
they did provide me with newspapers and a radio set
radio silence (n) silencio (m) radiofónico
warships usually operated under radio silence to [break] radio silence the commander broke radio silence to send a goodwill message to [maintain] radio silence you will maintain radio silence until instructed otherwise
radio station (n) emisora (f) (de radio)
radio taxi (n) radiotaxi (m)
radio telephone (n) radioteléfono (m)
radio telescope (n) radiotelescopio (m)
radio tower (n)
radio mast See culture box in entry radio.
radio transmitter (n) radiotransmisor (m)
radio wave (n) onda (f) de radio
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radio
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Usage note
"Radio" is treated as a feminine noun in some parts of the Spanish-speaking world in the context shown in 1).
radio(
rrah
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dyoh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (device)
a. radio
Prende el radio que quiero escuchar mi emisora favorita.Turn on the radio, I want to listen to my favorite station.
2. (mathematics)
a. radius
Utiliza el radio del círculo para encontrar su circunferencia.Use the radius of the circle to find its circumference.
3. (anatomy)
a. radius
Me rompí el radio del brazo izquierdo.I broke the radius in my left arm.
4. (chemistry)
a. radium
El radio es más activo que el uranio.Radium is more active than uranium.
5. (of a bicycle)
a. spoke
Le faltaba un radio a la rueda de atrás de mi bici nueva.The rear wheel of my new bike was missing a spoke.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
6. (medium)
a. radio
Mi padre, el senador, fue entrevistado esta mañana por la radio.My father, the senator, was interviewed on the radio this morning.
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radio
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anat & geom)
a. radius
en un radio dewithin a radius of
radio de acciónrange
2. (de rueda)
a. spoke
3. (chemistry)
a. radium
4. (transistor)
a. radio
5. (medio)
a. radio
oír algo por la radioto hear something on the radio
radio digitaldigital radio
radio piratapirate radio
6. (transistor)
a. radio
radio despertadorclock radio
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radio
1 (Matemáticas) radius
en un radio de 10km within a radius of 10km; de corto radio short-range
La flota del grupo pasará de 128 aparatos en 1990 a 169 en 1994. Por segmentos, el [de medio radio] absorberá 122 aviones, el [de corto radio], 29, y el [de largo radio,] 18.
de largo radio long-range
La flota del grupo pasará de 128 aparatos en 1990 a 169 en 1994. Por segmentos, el [de medio radio] absorberá 122 aviones, el [de corto radio], 29, y el [de largo radio,] 18.
radio de acción [de autoridad] jurisdiction; extent of one's authority; (Aeronáutica) range
un avión de largo radio de acción a long-range aircraft
radio de giro turning circle
2 [de rueda] spoke
3 (Química) radium
4 (Anatomía) radius
5 (mensaje) wireless message
6 (Latinoamérica)
radio
radio
por radio by radio; on the radio; over the radio; hablar por radio to talk on the radio
radio digital digital radio
radio libre pirate radio
radio macuto
enterarse de algo por radio macuto to hear sth on the grapevine
radio pirata (sistema) pirate radio; (emisora) pirate radio station
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