Radio vs Digital - What's the difference?

radio | digital |

As a verb radio

is .

As an adjective digital is

having to do with digits (fingers or toes); performed with a finger.

As a noun digital is

(finance) a digital option.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(wikipedia radio)


  • (uncountable) The technology that allows for the transmission of sound or other signals by modulation of electromagnetic waves.
  • (countable) A device that can capture (receive) the signal sent over radio waves and render the modulated signal as sound.
  • (countable) A device that can transmit radio signals.
  • (Internet, uncountable) The continuous broadcasting of sound recordings via the Internet in the style of traditional radio.
  • Synonyms

    * (device to capture radio signal) tuner, wireless, receiver


    (en verb)
  • (intransitive, transitive, ambitransitive) To use two-way radio to transmit (a message) (to another radio or other radio operator).
  • I think the boat is sinking; we'd better radio''' for help.'' / ''I '''radioed''' him already.'' / '''''Radio''' the coordinates this time.'' / ''OK. I '''radioed them the coordinates.
  • To order or assist (to a location), using telecommunications.
  • * 2002 , Jack Dave, Death Bridge , iUniverse, ISBN 978-0-595-21407-5, page 40:
  • “Could you call them here? I'd like to talk to them. Or if they're out in the field, radio them in.”
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  • Anagrams

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  • Having to do with digits (fingers or toes); performed with a finger.
  • Property of representing values as discrete numbers rather than a continuous spectrum.
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  • Of or relating to computers or the Information Age.
  • Digital payment systems are replacing cash transactions.


    * nondigital * undigital * (representing discrete values) analog, analogue

    Derived terms

    * digital computer * digitalize, digitalization * digital meter * digital storage


    (en noun)
  • (finance) A digital option.
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