Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Technology / Computers / Radio Frequency Identification (RFID): RFID first appeared in tracking and access applications during the 1980s. It is a method of remotely storing and retrieving data using devices called RFID tags/transponders and is coming into increasing use as an alternative to the bar code.

Other Words for Identification

Identification Adjective Synonyms: connection, recognition, distinguishing, indication, perception, detection, selection, naming, labelling, pinpointing, designation, characterization, denomination, authentication, verification, establishment, certification, substantiation, corroboration
Identification Noun Synonyms: connection, association, affiliation, empathy, sympathy, rapport, relationship

Other Words for Radio

Radio Noun Synonyms: transmit, broadcast, air, disseminate, announce, present
Radio Adjective Synonyms: receiver, portable (radio), crystal set, wireless, transistor, ghetto-blaster, tranny or trannie, boom box


Science / Chemistry / Radioactivity: Spontaneous emission of particles or high-energy electromagnetic radiation from the nuclei of unstable atoms. 'Radiation' refers to the emissions, and 'radioactive source' refers to the source of the MORE

Radioactive Decay

Science / Biology / Radioactive Decay: The spontaneous decay of an atom to an atom of a different element by emission of a particle from its nucleus (alpha and beta decay) or by electron capture. MORE

Radio-Frequency Fingerprinting

Technology / Cell Phones / Radio-Frequency Fingerprinting: A process that identifies a cellular phone by the unique fingerprint that characterizes its signal transmission. RF fingerprinting is one process used to prevent cloning fraud, because a cloned phone MORE

Radio Waves

Technology / Cell Phones / Radio Waves: Electromagnetic energy with frequencies in the 3000 hertz (3 kHz) to 300 billion Hertz (300 GHz) portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. MORE

Radiocarbon Technique

Science / Marine Biology / Radiocarbon Technique: The estimation of primary productivity by the measurement of radiocarbon uptake MORE


Entertainment / Photography / Radiography: Technique of using x-rays, gamma rays and charged particles to form shadow images on photographic materials. Used in medical and industrial research because of its ability to penetrate opaque objects. MORE