airplane mode definition

  • noun:
    • an attribute included on some cell phones which disables radio stations, hence precluding any interference with avionics. In this mode the device's stand-alone features (including its games or scheduler) may be used safely in environments calling for minimal radio interference.
    • an attribute included on some cellular phones which disables the radio, therefore precluding any disturbance with avionics. Within mode the telephone's stand-alone features (such as for example its games or scheduler) can be used safely in environments requiring minimal radio disturbance.
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