Telephone Tel"e*phone, v. t. To convey or announce by telephone. [1913 Webster]

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  • téléphone — [ telefɔn ] n. m. • 1834 « appareil acoustique »; répandu v. 1880; de 1. télé et phone 1 ♦ Instrument qui permet de transmettre à distance des sons, par l intermédiaire d un dispositif approprié, suivi d un circuit électrique et d un récepteur.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • telephone — [tel′ə fōn΄] n. [ TELE + PHONE: term adopted by BELL Alexander Graham (1876) after use for other sound instruments ] ☆ 1. a system for transmitting speech or computerized information over distances, usually by converting sounds into electric… …   English World dictionary

  • Telephone — Tel e*phone, n. [Gr. ? far off + ? sound.] (Physics) An instrument for reproducing sounds, especially articulate speech, at a distance. [1913 Webster] Note: The ordinary telephone consists essentially of a device by which currents of electricity …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • telephone — ► NOUN 1) a system for transmitting voices over a distance using wire or radio, by converting acoustic vibrations to electrical signals. 2) an instrument used as part of such a system, typically including a handset with a transmitting microphone… …   English terms dictionary

  • telephone — [v] communicate through telephone system buzz*, call, call up, contact, dial, get back to*, get on the horn*, get on the line*, give a call, give a jingle*, give a ring*, make a call, phone, pick up*, put a call through*, ring, ring up, touch… …   New thesaurus

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