wireless telegraphy
noun Date: 1898 telegraphy carried on by radio waves and without connecting wires — called also wireless telegraph

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Wireless Telegraphy Acts — The Wireless Telegraphy Acts are laws regulating radio communications in the United Kingdom.Wireless telegraphy as a concept is defined in British law as the sending of electro magnetic energy over paths not provided by a material substance. The… …   Wikipedia

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