Meaning of “wireless” in the English Dictionary

"wireless" in American English

See all translations

wirelessadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈwɑɪər·ləs/

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.

wirelessnoun [ U ]

us /ˈwɑɪər·ləs/

broadcasting or computer communication that does not use wires:

If you've been waiting to jump into wireless, the water is safe.

datedCdn and Br A wireless is also a radio.

(Definition of “wireless” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"wireless" in Business English

See all translations



using a system of radio signals rather than wires to connect computers, mobile phones, etc. to each other:

wireless broadband/internet/network The setup instructions show how to secure your wireless broadband network.
wireless access/communications/connection The library provides free wireless access.
wireless keyboard/mouse

(Definition of “wireless” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)