In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(receiver)radio feminine Latin America Southern Coneradio feminine Southern Cone Spainportable radio — transistor masculine Spain
- I heard it on the radio — lo oí / me enteré por la radio
2(broadcasting, medium)radio feminineradiofonía feminine formal(show/announcer) de radio(announcer/show) radiofónico(signal/receiver) de radio(program/documentary) de radio(interview) de radio(interview) por radio(contact/broadcast/link) por radio(link/broadcast/contact) radiofónicoto work in radio — trabajar en la radio
- Radio Luxembourg — Radio Luxemburgo
- radio astronomer — radioastrónomo
- radio beacon — radiofaro
- radio beam — onda radioeléctrica
- radio compass — radiocompás
- radio mast — torre de radio
1(base/person) llamar por radio(message) transmitir por radiothey radioed that … — comunicaron por radio que …
1llamar por radioto radio for help — pedir ayuda por radio
- At the next stop light he deftly popped open the housing of the radio and switched something inside.
- She turned the radio on and switched it around until she found a good country station.
- I heard a programme on the radio yesterday, an interview with a stand up comedian, Steve Day, who happens to be deaf.
- Then each group's radios can be programmed to receive only specific talk groups.
- We are tuned into a good programme on the radio, a kipper the size of a ship's lifebelt is gently grilling and I have a pot of tea mashing at my elbow.
- He was the sort of person who would angrily thump the table and shout at the radio during political discussion programmes.
- Around half the radios switched on locally on a Saturday afternoon are tuned to the station's commentary.
- The TV has been switched off and the radio has been silenced.
- Jude reached, turning on the radio and switching it to CD.
- With a touch of a button located above the radio, Kantor can switch from diesel fuel to vegetable oil in seconds.
- After the weather bulletin, Chris switched the radio off after the first few notes of the next song.
- When she heard a programme on the radio about the service she volunteered straightaway.
- She switched off the radio and slowed the car in the silence.
- I was shocked to see the number of listeners who had switched off their radios in just 12 months.
- Talia turned up the volume on the radio and the following message could be heard coming out of it.
- I started my car as I bit on my sandwich and almost mechanically switched on the radio.
- On the train, I switched the radio on to a phone-in programme where listeners expressed their worries about the escalating situation.
- Ralph switched on the AM radio and spun the dial, looking for a news program.
- The only count on which he was found not guilty was of stealing a mobile phone and car radio from Mr Ducey.
- She reached towards the radio to switch off the song before the next verse, but she was too far away and her vision was blurred from tears.
- I enjoy the orchestra's programmes, both by way of live performance and by listening to them on the Concert Programme on the radio.
- My wife told me she was amazed that I'd managed to find a sector of the broadcast industry that paid less than public radio.
- In other words, an efficiently coded radio message coming from outer space would look no different from a normal star in the sky.
- Two decades ago I achieved momentary fame for taping a promotion broadcast on our local public radio station.
- In this business to broadcast 4,000 programmes on the same radio station is a remarkable achievement.
- He operated radio links or sent messages using secret codes.
- It is highly improbable that both a telephonic transmission and radio transmission from the bank's alarm to the control room was blocked.
- I firmly believe that they would love to increase the audience of people of color for public radio programming.
- Through high frequency radio communication, the information is passed from the main terminal to the one at the PRS centre.
- You should always ensure car doors are locked and windows closed, and if possible maintain radio or telephone communications to report your movements.
- On both floors are the desks of the staff working on the news programme, website and radio station.
- I can also, of course, receive many of the digital radio programmes now being broadcast as channels on digital terrestrial and satellite platforms.
- The information that they gather is then relayed back via radio or telephone communication equipment.
- Though you might not be aware of it, only about a quarter of what you are likely to hear on any local public radio station is produced by NPR.
- An atom will have many frequencies, some at radio wavelength, some in the visible spectrum, and some in between the two.
- Now there are cell phones and radio so whatever happens everybody knows.
- The only use I know of for very high power broadband radio transmissions is to transmit over extreme distances.
- Britain's commercial radio broadcasting industry is soon likely to begin its long-expected consolidation.
- But a public warning over radio wasn't broadcast for nearly ninety minutes.
- We had access to new information paths - the telegraph, telephone, radio, and television.
- He's also the host of the public radio program Studio 360.
- At about the same time, we were seeing an increase in radio transceivers and other radio sources.
- Ken Crites, a Minot Daily News reporter who used to work in radio, also complained about the situation.
- Gartner takes his pattern of repetition to a comic level in an editorial urging donations to the local public radio station.
- Scientists rely only on satellite telephone and radio connections.
- It involves sending anonymous text messages to other phones via Bluetooth short-range radio.
- It's so successful that public radio stations are hard-pressed to survive without it.
- The BBC initially broadcast one radio service, the National Programme, and some regional services.
- Similar programmes would be generated for broadcast by radio.
- He liked to play with electricity when he was a youngster, and that grew into an interest in electronics and radio.
- Despite the billing, it sounds to me like any of the local public radio news and talk shows.
- It was the first convention to reach the general public live by radio broadcast.
- My wife came home with a new Motorola cell phone with Bluetooth, which uses radio links to transfer data.
- Waves generated here penetrate the ocean to depths unreachable by radio and other communication waves.
- Echelon's network can intercept any international telephone call, email, fax or radio transmission.
- He was part of a team that made one last futile attempt to force radio to embrace public interest programming.
- The Hitch-Hiker radio show was broadcast in 12 episodes by BBC Radio 4.
- The first instance pertains to the cancellation of the live horseracing broadcasts on public radio stations.
- The result is that there is only room for a few players to offer a broadband internet service via radio.
- The government responds by sending in the Delta Force, but loses contact as an eerie signal interrupts radio communications.
- The transmitter mixes the signal with some strong radio signals called carrier waves.
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