walkie-talkie
noun Date: circa 1939 a compact easily transportable battery-operated radio transmitting and receiving set

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  • walkie-talkie — talkie walkie [ tokiwoki; tɔlkiwɔlki ] n. m. • 1945; mot angl. amér. (d un mot de pidgin des Antilles), de talkee (talkee) « bavardage » et walk « promenade » ♦ Anglic. Petit poste émetteur récepteur portatif de radio, à faible portée. Des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Walkie-talkie — Talkie walkie Pour les articles homonymes, voir Talkie walkie (homonymie). Un talkie walkie communique via des ondes radio Un talkie walkie est un …   Wikipédia en Français

  • walkie-talkie — |uòquitóqui| s. m. Pequeno aparelho de rádio emissor e receptor, de fraco alcance. = TALKIE WALKIE • Plural: walkie talkies.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa, de to walk, andar + to talk, falar …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Walkie-Talkie — Walkie Talkie,das:⇨Handy …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • walkie-talkie — / wɔ:ki tɔ:ki/, it. /wɔlki tɔlki/ locuz. ingl. (propr. cammina e parla ), usata in ital. come s.m., invar. [apparecchio portatile usato per collegamenti a breve distanza] ▶◀ radiotelefono, ricetrasmettitore, ricetrasmittente …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • walkie-talkie — 1939, popularized in World War II army slang, from WALK (Cf. walk) + TALK (Cf. talk) …   Etymology dictionary

  • walkie-talkie — /wolkiˈtɔlki, ingl. ˌwɔːkɪˈtɔːkɪ/ [vc. espressiva ingl., che vale «(apparecchio) parlatore (da to talk «parlare») da passeggio (da to walk «camminare, passeggiare»)»] loc. sost. m. inv. ricetrasmettitore, ricetrasmittente …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • walkie-talkie — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 7}}[wym. łoki toki] {{/stl 7}}{{stl 8}}rz. n ndm {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} przenośny radiotelefon do porozumiewania się na małe odległości <ang.> {{/stl 7}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • walkie-talkie — ► NOUN ▪ a portable two way radio …   English terms dictionary

  • walkie-talkie — ☆ walkie talkie [wôk′ē tôk′ē ] n. a compact radio transmitter and receiver that can be carried by one person …   English World dictionary

  • Walkie-talkie — A walkie talkie (more formally known as a handheld transceiver) is a hand held, portable, two way radio transceiver. Originally developed for the Canadian government during the Second World War by Canadian Donald L. Hings, similar designs were… …   Wikipedia

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