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wire•less



Pronunciation: (wīur'lis), [key]
adj.
1. having no wire.
2. noting or pertaining to any of various devices that are operated with or actuated by electromagnetic waves.
3. Chiefly Brit.radio.

n.
1. wireless telegraphy or telephony.
2. a wireless telegraph or telephone, or the like.
3. any system or device, as a cellular phone, for transmitting messages or signals by electromagnetic waves.
4. a wireless message.
5. Chiefly Brit.radio.

v.t., v.i.
to telegraph or telephone by wireless.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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