• (British) IPA: /ˈwaɪ.ə(ɹ).ləs/

wireless (not comparable)

  1. Not having any wires.
  2. Of or relating to communication without a wired connection, such as by radio waves.
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wireless (uncountable)

  1. (uncountable) The medium of radio communication.
    Only about a hundred years ago, wireless was a new technology.
  2. (uncountable, networking) Wireless connectivity to a computer network.
    If your wireless stops working, try restarting the router.
  3. (dated) A radio set.
    Let's switch on the wireless and listen to the news.
  • French: radio
  • German: Funk, Rundfunk, Radio
  • Portuguese: tecnologia sem fio, tecnologia wireless
  • Russian: ра́дио
  • German: WLAN
  • Portuguese: wireless

wireless (wirelesses, present participle wirelessing; past and past participle wirelessed)

  1. To send a message by wireless (by radio)
    • 1933, Robert Byron, First Russia, Then Tibet, Part II, Chapter 1,
      Just outside Piraeus we circled low over a capsized fishing-boat, a grisly wreck in the crystal blue water, and wirelessed a description of it to the mainland.

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