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Communicating by radio

CB

noun

Citizens’ Band: a radio system that people, especially truck drivers, use for talking to one another

ham

noun

someone who sends and receives radio messages for fun

over

adverb, preposition

used at the end of your turn in a radio conversation to show that you have finished speaking and the other person can speak

radio

noun

a system of sending and receiving spoken messages by using electronic signals, for example the system used by the police or pilots

radio

noun

the piece of equipment used for sending or receiving spoken messages using electronic signals

radio

verb

to communicate with someone using a radio

roger

interjection

used for saying that you have received and understood a radio message

scramble

verb

to change the form of a radio message so that only someone with special equipment can understand it

ship-to-shore

adjective

ship-to-shore communication is between someone on a ship and someone on land

sign off

to end a conversation by radio or computer

telegraph

noun

a method of communicating by sending electric signals through wires or by radio waves

transceiver

noun

a radio used for sending and receiving messages

transponder

noun

a piece of electronic equipment used for communicating with radio or radar. It sends a reply every time that it receives a signal.

walkie-talkie

noun

a small radio that you can carry and use for communicating with someone else who also has one

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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