radiotelephonic /ray'dee oh tel'euh fon"ik/, adj.
/ray'dee oh tel"euh fohn'/, n., v., radiotelephoned, radiotelephoning.
1. a telephone in which sound or speech is transmitted by means of radio waves instead of through wires or cables.
v.t., v.i.
2. to telephone by radiotelephony.
[1905-10; RADIO- + TELEPHONE]

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