radio silence


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radio silence

[′rād·ē·ō ′sī·ləns]
(communications)
Period during which all or certain radio equipment capable of radiation is kept inoperative.
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Stop (2008), hailed by Mojo as a "modern classic"; Radio Silence (2010); and The Face of Mount Molehill (2012), a recording with a string ensemble that earned them the 2013 Jazz FM award for Best UK Jazz Act.
Clearly, they have missed their deadline and all there seems to be is radio silence after all this fanfare.
Talk to him about it and explain how hurt you were by his radio silence.
The party's radio silence is what has saddened him the most.
During the aerial drills the Iranian Air Force fighter jets practiced electronic war operations and Iran's two well-known home-made fighter jets, namely Saeqeh (Thunderbolt) and Azarakhsh (Lightening) staged successful missions and bombed the specified targets under full radio silence.
Despite months of rumors and complete radio silence from Google, spokespeople have finally released a statement on the project, stating: Google Barge A floating data center?
After a bevy of announcements the previous day, the North Index maintained radio silence with no prominent news.
All these devices are already equipped with the standard "carrier sense multiple access," or CSMA, protocol that programs them to listen for radio silence before they send their own transmissions.
V/H/S (Cert 18, 111 mins) ADAM Wingard, David Bruckner, Ti West, Glenn McQuaid, Joe Swanberg and Radio Silence direct this anthology of horror shorts, all loosely linked by the plot device of a rare videotape.
The tool is called keychaindump and was created by Finnish software developer Juuso Salonen, the author of the Radio Silence firewall for Mac OS X.
However, don't bother, because disappointingly I discovered we are in total radio silence from the heavens in Bahrain
Mowbray admits that radio silence won't apply to the Boro fans though.