Wireless meaning

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Having no wires.
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Of or relating to communication by transmitting electromagnetic signals through the air.

A wireless network; a wireless telephone.

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Of or relating to radio or communication by radiotelegraphy or radiotelephony.
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A radio telegraph or radiotelephone system.
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A message transmitted by wireless telegraph or telephone.
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Radio.
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To communicate with or send communications by wireless.
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Without wire or wires; specif., operating with electromagnetic waves and not with conducting wire, as a cellular phone.
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Of or relating to radio.
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A message sent by wireless.
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To communicate (with) by wireless.
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Transmission through the air. Although all forms of radio transmission over the air (AM, FM, TV, cordless phones, cellphones, etc.) are naturally wireless, there is a tendency for the term to refer only to Wi-Fi or to cellular data services. For example, a cellular provider may call its extra-cost data service wireless, although its voice service is obviously wireless as well.Wireless Light TooThe word "wireless" is also used in optical communication systems that transmit light pulses over the air (see optical wireless communication). See radio, Wi-Fi, cellular generations and wireless glossary.
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Referring to a link, circuit, or network that employs either radio frequency (RF) or infrared (IR) transmission medium, rather than a wired technology such as coaxial cable, twisted pair, or optical fiber. See also coaxial cable, IR, RF, optical fiber, transmission medium, and twisted pair.
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Wireless networks use microwaves or radio waves to provide communication channels between computers. “Wireless” is a modern-day alternative to wired networking that relies on copper and/or optical cabling to connect networked devices. Laptop wireless computers are in high demand because of the communication flexibility they provide to users.
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Not having any wires.
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Of or relating to communication without a wired connection, such as by radio waves.
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(uncountable) The medium of radio communication.

Only about a hundred years ago, wireless was a new technology.

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(dated) A radio set.

Let's switch on the wireless.

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(uncountable) Wireless connectivity to a computer network.

If your wireless stops working, try restarting the router.

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To send a message by wireless (by radio)
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Origin of wireless

  • wire +"Ž -less

    From Wiktionary