There are 2 translations of radio in Spanish:

radio1

Pronunciation: /ˈreɪdiəʊ/

n (pl -os)

  • 1 c (receiver) radio (m) (AmL exc CS) , radio (f) (CS, Esp) portable radio radio (m) or (CS, Esp) (f) portátil or a transistores, transistor (m) (Esp) I heard it on the radio lo oí por el or (CS, Esp) la radio
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    • On the train, I switched the radio on to a phone-in programme where listeners expressed their worries about the escalating situation.
    • Then each group's radios can be programmed to receive only specific talk groups.
    • I enjoy the orchestra's programmes, both by way of live performance and by listening to them on the Concert Programme on the radio.
  • 2 u (broadcasting, medium) radio (f), radiofonía (f) [formal] to work in radio trabajar en la radio Radio Luxembourg Radio Luxemburgo (before n) [show/announcer] de radio, radiofónico; [receiver/signal] de radio; [documentary/program] de radio; [interview] de or por radio; [broadcast/contact/link] por radio, radiofónico radio astronomer radioastrónomo, -ma (m,f) radio astronomy radioastronomía (f) radio beacon radiofaro (m), radiobaliza (f) radio beam radioonda (f), onda (f) radioeléctrica radio compass radiocompás (m) radio frequency radiofrecuencia (f) radio ham radioaficionado, -da (m,f) radio mast torre (f) de radio radio operator radiotelegrafista (mf), radiooperador, -dora (m,f) (AmL) radio play obra (f) radiofónica radio station emisora (f) or (AmL tb) estación (f) (de radio) radio telescope radiotelescopio (m) radio transmitter radiotransmisor (m)
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    • It is highly improbable that both a telephonic transmission and radio transmission from the bank's alarm to the control room was blocked.
    • Through high frequency radio communication, the information is passed from the main terminal to the one at the PRS centre.
    • The only use I know of for very high power broadband radio transmissions is to transmit over extreme distances.
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    • It was the first convention to reach the general public live by radio broadcast.
    • The first instance pertains to the cancellation of the live horseracing broadcasts on public radio stations.
    • In this business to broadcast 4,000 programmes on the same radio station is a remarkable achievement.

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adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of radio in Spanish:

radio2

vt (3rd pers sing pres radios pres p, radioing past & past p, radioed)

  • [base/person] llamar por radio; [message] transmitir por radio they radioed that … comunicaron por radio que …
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    • The passenger alerted flight staff and the pilot radioed through to the control centre who sent the emergency services around to save the couple.
    • Despite the fact that he was critically low on ammunition, he provided some of it to the dazed pilot and then radioed for help.
    • The pilot flew by, radioed in, and confirmed that the fire was behind the cliffs.
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    • On a hunch, the researchers radioed the ground-based team and urged them to continue gathering data when the star re-emerged from behind Uranus.
    • He left quickly to rescan the area just in case, and then radioed some place that Lichen didn't know.
    • He radioed neighbours at 6.30 am to say he was under attack, and later reported he had been injured.

vi (3rd pers sing pres radios pres p, radioing past & past p, radioed)

  • llamar por radio to radio for help pedir* ayuda por radio

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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.