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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
-
dyoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
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).
feminine noun
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).
Noun
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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