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wireless

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈwɑɪər·ləs/ us  
not needing wires to make a connection or to communicate: They have a plan to link 9,700 office buildings to the Net via a high-speed wireless network.

wireless

noun [U]  /ˈwɑɪər·ləs/ us  
broadcasting or computer communication that does not use wires: If you've been waiting to jump into wireless, the water is safe. dated Cdn and Br A wireless is also a radio.
Translations of “wireless”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無線的…
in Russian радио…
in Turkish telsiz, kablosuz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无线的…
in Polish radio…
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