Telephony
Telephony Te*leph"o*ny, n. The art or process of reproducing sounds at a distance, as with the telephone. [1913 Webster]

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  • telephony — te‧leph‧o‧ny [tˈlefəni] noun [uncountable] the activity and business of providing telephone services: • Now, devices for telephony, entertainment, and data all interact. * * * telephony UK US /təˈlefəni/ noun [U] ► COMMUNICATIONS the activity or …   Financial and business terms

  • telephony — 1835, a system of signaling by musical sounds; from 1876 as the art of working a telephone; see TELE (Cf. tele ) + PHONE (Cf. phone) …   Etymology dictionary

  • telephony — ► NOUN ▪ the working or use of telephones …   English terms dictionary

  • telephony — [tə lef′ə nē] n. 1. the science of telephonic transmission 2. the making or operation of telephones …   English World dictionary

  • Telephony — In telecommunication, telephony (pronEng|təˈlɛfəni or teh LEH fuh nee) encompasses the general use of equipment to provide voice communication over distances, specifically by connecting telephones to each other.Telephones originally were… …   Wikipedia

  • telephony — te|leph|o|ny [ tə lefəni ] noun uncount the system, technology, or business of telephone communication: video/internet/wireless telephony telephony systems …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • telephony — [[t]tɪle̱fəni[/t]] N UNCOUNT Telephony is a system of sending voice signals using electronic equipment. These optical fibres may be used for new sorts of telephony …   English dictionary

  • telephony — noun Telephony is used after these nouns: ↑Internet …   Collocations dictionary

  • telephony — telefonija statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. telephony vok. Fernsprechen, n; Telefonie, f rus. телефония, f pranc. téléphonie, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • telephony — noun Date: 1835 the use or operation of an apparatus (as a telephone) for transmission of sounds as electrical signals between widely removed points …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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