Definition of radiogram in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈreɪdɪə(ʊ)ɡram/


1British historical A combined radio and record player built into a cabinet with a speaker.
Example sentences
  • In the hands of an inebriated amateur at the Hogmanay party, it would have you rushing to put a Billy Eckstine or Fats Domino record on the radiogram.
  • One year, she bought the radiogram.
  • We could gather around the radiogram, and later the television, or put a record on the gramophone and no one had to spend years practising.
2 another term for radiograph.
Example sentences
  • On radiogram, the ipsilateral hemithorax is lucent, the diaphragm is depressed, and the trachea and mediastinum are shifted contralaterally.
3chiefly historical A telegram sent by radio.
Example sentences
  • The draft budget was approved without challenge reportedly after the council received a radiogram from the Ministry of Home Affairs urging it to approve the draft.
  • Subsequent reports confirmed the news, and at 0700 MacArthur received a radiogram from Washington authorizing him to implement war plans against Japan.

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