wireless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wire +‎ -less

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Adjective[edit]

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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Noun[edit]

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wireless (plural wirelesses)

  1. (uncountable) The medium of radio communication.
    Only about a hundred years ago, wireless was a new technology.
  2. (dated) A radio set.
    Let's switch on the wireless.
  3. (uncountable) Wireless connectivity to a computer network.
    If your wireless stops working, try restarting the router.

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Verb[edit]

wireless (third-person singular simple present wirelesses, present participle wirelessing, simple past and past participle wirelessed)

  1. To send a message by wireless (by radio)
    • 1919, William Charles Henry Wood, Flag and Fleet:
      At 3:30 A.M. a huge Zeppelin flew across the British battle line, wirelessing down to any Germans still to the westward the best way to get home.

Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English wireless.

Noun[edit]

wireless m (usually uncountable)

  1. wireless, radio

Italian[edit]

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English

Noun[edit]

wireless m (invariable)

  1. wireless (transmission without wires)

Adjective[edit]

wireless (invariable)

  1. wireless (computing)