One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(especially of an electronic model toy) controllable from a distance by radio.
- ‘A Venturi chemical injector and radio-controlled valves are connected directly to the irrigation line leading to the green, regulating the chemical applications.’
- ‘The remote controlled variation works much like a child's radio-controlled toy.’
- ‘The school bell will also be replaced by radio-controlled clocks in each classroom.’
- ‘One can still appreciate the incredible cleverness that went into the illusion, especially the use of radio-controlled devices and early animatronics.’
- ‘The family argues that he would still be alive if his regiment had been equipped with up-to-date technology that would have stopped the radio-controlled bomb from being detonated.’
- ‘And later this month some of the country's top drivers of radio-controlled stock cars are converging on Marley for a Champion of Champions meeting.’
- ‘This target simulator was eventually adapted for simulations of the guidance of a radio-controlled missile.’
- ‘It's also fun for all age-groups, and people will be able to either bring along their own radio-controlled cars or hire them here.’
- ‘The latest promotion from Maxol is just the thing for the school holidays: mini racer radio-controlled models.’
- ‘He had designed, built and flown his own radio-controlled model airplane.’
- ‘This radio-controlled clock satisfies my need for accuracy, plus it projects the time onto my bedroom ceiling.’
- ‘But the past few days when I've been blogging I've looked out the window and seen a small boy walk past with a radio-controlled car.’
- ‘The cash is part of money raised through sponsorship for the team's effort to build and race a radio-controlled car in the annual tournament which they won last year.’
- ‘Everyone liked the robots, some of which looked hardly human, but which nevertheless moved around in response to signals from handheld radio-controlled devices.’
- ‘During his PhD studies at Canterbury University in the early 1980s, Dr Alexander worked on amphibious designs and made his own radio-controlled model.’
- ‘One of their first luxuries was a trip to Disneyland and their three children were given treats - the two girls wanting new shoes and their son a radio-controlled car.’
- ‘The puppets and sequences rely on a system built on servos motors of the kind used in radio-controlled aircraft to position control surfaces like the elevators and rudders.’
- ‘Now, if you just want to tell the time, you can pay £30 and get a radio-controlled clock that will tell the time to one millionth of a second, which is great.’
- ‘On Monday at 2pm a man successfully managed to escape from the shop with a £120 radio-controlled car after asking to have a close look at it.’
- ‘The first radio-controlled toy car appeared in 1955.’
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