n. use of radio signals to remotely control a device
Radio control (often abbreviated to R/C or simply RC) is the use of radio signals to remotely control a device. Radio control is used for control of model vehicles from a hand-held radio transmitter. Industrial, military, and scientific research organizations make use of radio-controlled vehicles as well.
Usage examples of "radio control".
The electroscope mechanism in the door had been operated by radio control.
He glanced over at the radio control heads on the center console between the captain's and copilot's seats, wondering if he should turn the radios back on.
There was also a model of mine armed or disarmed by radio control.
One of the men shifted the radio control knob, clicked a switch and got down on short-wave bands.
With Long Tom at his heels, he went into the tiny radio control room of the plane.
I operated the switch that popped up the blue flashing police light and turned on the siren, then clamped the earphones over my head and started fiddling desperately with the radio control knobs.
Blott was surprised, the announcer was surprised, the radio control man was surprised, and everybody was frightened too.
Even then we have to plan on tracking it by radar and cutting the shrouds by radio control when it’.
Even then we have to plan on tracking it by radar and cutting the shrouds by radio control when it's over empty countryside and not too high.