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telephones, plural;
  1. Contact(someone) using the telephone
    • - he telephoned his wife at 9.30
  2. Make a telephone call
    • - she telephoned for help
  3. Send (a message) by telephone
    • - Barbara had telephoned the news
  1. A system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound, typically voices, over a distance using wire or radio

  2. An instrument used as part of such a system, typically a single unit including a handset with a transmitting microphone and a set of numbered buttons by which a connection can be made to another such instrument

  3. A game in which a message is distorted by being passed around in a whisper

  1. electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds; "I talked to him on the telephone"
  2. call: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
  3. transmitting speech at a distance
  4. (telephonist) telephone operator: someone who helps callers get the person they are calling
  5. The telephone (from the τῆλε, tēle, "far" and φωνή, phōnē, "voice"), often colloquially referred to as a phone, is a telecommunications device that transmits and receives sound, most commonly the human voice. ...
  6. Téléphone was a French rock band formed in 1976 by Jean-Louis Aubert (singer/guitarist), Louis Bertignac (guitarist/singer), Corine Marienneau (bass/singer) and Richard Kolinka (drums).
  7. Telephone is a softphone for Mac OS X. It uses Session Initiation Protocol for communication. Telephone is distributed as free software under a variety of licenses.
  8. In the game variously known as Chinese whispers, Telephone, Grapevine, Broken Telephone, Whisper Down the Lane, Gossip, Arab Phone (from the French Le téléphone arabe), and Stille Post (Silent Post), the first player whispers a phrase or sentence to the next player. ...
  9. "Telephone" is a song by American recording artist Lady Gaga from her second studio album The Fame Monster, featuring American R&B singer Beyoncé Knowles. The song was written by Gaga and Rodney Jerkins. ...
  10. The Telephone is an English-language comic opera in one act by Gian Carlo Menotti, both words and music. It was written for production by the Ballet Society and was first presented on a double bill with Menotti's The Medium at the Heckscher Theater, New York City, February 18-20, 1947. ...
  11. An electronic device used for two-way talking with other people (often shortened to phone); To contact someone by dialing his or her telephone number; to make someone's telephone ring using one's own telephone
  12. (Telephones) All long distance, extended service, and internet dial-up calls must be charged to a calling card, collect, or third party. There is no charge for local phone calls.
  13. (Telephones) Landlines and cell phone are available throughout Thailand. Service in rural villages can be spotty. Dropped calls and the inability to reach someone can be annoying. Some big businesses and government agencies don't bother to answer the phone at all.
  14. (Telephones) Mobiles work well in Arfeuilles.
  15. (Telephones) There is a payphone on site for guest use which will not accept incoming calls. There is a limited mobile phone signal on site, (service is poor in most cottages).
  16. (Telephones) We ask that guests refrain from using mobile phones in the public areas of the house when others are present.
  17. Telephones and broadband are not provided in the cottage and it is suggested that all guests have their own mobile phone. The island has good Telstra coverage
  18. To dream of a telephone, foretells you will meet strangers who will harass and bewilder you in your affairs. For a woman to dream of talking over one, denotes she will have much jealous rivalry, but will overcome all evil influences. ...
  19. A device that converts your speech into an analog signal suitable for transmission over a phone line.
  20. The apartment has the facility for free telephone calls to landlines throughout France and to many worldwide destinations including North America but not Australasia. ...
  21. Device which converts acoustical energy (sound) into electrical energy for transmission to a distant point.
  22. was virtually the only Hawkeye project that made it to the screen. It had been written with Robin Williams in mind but he turned it down; comedian-actress Whoopi Goldberg then signed on, with Southern's friend Rip Torn directing, but the project was troubled. ...
  23. Prints TeX logo. See Formatting.
  24. Please be advised that for staff training purposes as well as your and our own security, we may record telephone calls to / from us and such recordings and emails may be supplied to law enforcement or anti-fraud agencies if required to do so .
  25. Eight digit number plus area code that may be used to contact the learner or staff. Three numbers are available to identify home, work, and other.