Telephonic
Telephonic Tel`e*phon"ic, a. [Cf. F. t['e]l['e]phonique. See {Telephone}.] 1. Conveying sound to a great distance. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to the telephone; by the telephone. [1913 Webster]


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  • telephonic — 1834, in reference to a system of signaling by musical sounds, from TELE (Cf. tele ) + PHONIC (Cf. phonic) …   Etymology dictionary

  • telephonic — tel|e|phon|ic [ ,telə fanık ] adjective involving the telephone: telephonic communication …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • telephonic — 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… …   English terms dictionary

  • telephonic — adjective of or relating to telephony telephonic connection • Pertains to noun: ↑telephone • Derivationally related forms: ↑telephony …   Useful english dictionary

  • telephonic — adjective Date: 1840 of, relating to, or conveyed by a telephone • telephonically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • telephonic — telephonically, adv. /tel euh fon ik/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or happening by means of a telephone system. 2. carrying sound to a distance by artificial means. [1825 35; TELE 1 + PHONE + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • telephonic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or transmitted by telephony See Also: telephone …   Wiktionary

  • telephonic — Synonyms and related words: Teletype, Wirephoto, communication, communicational, communications, facsimile, magnetotelephonic, microtelephonic, monotelephonic, phototelegraphic, radio, radiotelegraphic, signal, telecommunicational, telegraphic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • telephonic — tel·e·phon·ic || ‚telɪ fÉ‘nɪk / fÉ’n adj. of a telephone, performed using a telephone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • telephonic — tel·e·phon·ic …   English syllables

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