Cellphone vs Radio - What's the difference?
As a noun cellphone
As a verb radio is
(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.
* (device to capture radio signal) tuner, wireless, receiver
(intransitive, transitive, ambitransitive) To use two-way radio to transmit (a message) (to another radio or other radio operator).
To order or assist (to a location), using telecommunications.
* 2002 , Jack Dave, Death Bridge , iUniverse, ISBN 978-0-595-21407-5,
- 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.
- “Could you call them here? I'd like to talk to them. Or if they're out in the field, radio them in.”