Meaning of wireless

wire•less

Pronunciation: (wīr'lis), [key]
— adj.
  1. having no wire.
  2. noting or pertaining to any of various devices that are operated with or actuated by electromagnetic waves.
  3. radio.
—n.
  1. wireless telegraphy or telephony.
  2. a wireless telegraph or telephone, or the like.
  3. any system or device, as a cellular phone, for transmitting messages or signals by electromagnetic waves.
  4. a wireless message.
  5. radio.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to telegraph or telephone by wireless.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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