wireless (not comparable)
- Not having any wires.
- Of or relating to communication without a wired connection, such as by radio waves.
of or relating to wireless telegraphy
wireless (usually uncountable, plural (dated) wirelesses)
- (uncountable) The medium of radio communication.
- Only about a hundred years ago, wireless was a new technology.
1935, George Goodchild, chapter 3, in Death on the Centre Court:
- It had been his intention to go to Wimbledon, but as he himself said: “Why be blooming well frizzled when you can hear all the results over the wireless. And results are all that concern me. […]”
- (uncountable) Wireless connectivity to a computer network.
- If your wireless stops working, try restarting the router.
- (dated) A radio set.
- Let's switch on the wireless and listen to the news.
wireless connectivity to a computer network
wireless (third-person singular simple present wirelesses, present participle wirelessing, simple past and past participle wirelessed)
- To send a message by wireless (by radio)
1919, William Charles Henry Wood, Flag and Fleet:
- At 3:30 A.M. a huge Zeppelin flew across the British battle line, wirelessing down to any Germans still to the westward the best way to get home.
Borrowing from English wireless.
wireless f (plural wireless)
- (networking) wireless (wireless connectivity to a computer network)
wireless (plural wireless, comparable)
- (of hardware) wireless (communicating without wired connections)