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"wireless" in American English

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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 British English

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wirelessadjective

uk   /ˈwaɪə.ləs/ us   /ˈwaɪr.ləs/
using a system of radio signals rather than wires to connect computers, mobile phones, etc. to each other: a wireless connection

wirelessnoun [C]

uk   /ˈwaɪə.ləs/ us   /ˈwaɪr.ləs/ mainly UK old-fashioned
(Definition of wireless from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"wireless" in Business English

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wirelessadjective

uk   /ˈwaɪələs/ us   COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET, IT
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 applications/device/technology wireless carrier/company/provider wireless keyboard/mouse
(Definition of wireless from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “wireless”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无线的…
in Turkish telsiz, kablosuz…
in Russian радио…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無線的…
in Polish radio…
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