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phones, plural;
  1. A speech sound; the smallest discrete segment of sound in a stream of speech

  1. 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"
  2. telephone: 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"
  3. (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language
  4. earphone: electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
  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. Within phonetics, a phone is: * a speech sound or gesture considered a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language * a speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties * the basic unit revealed via phonetic speech analysis
  7. The phone sign is a hand gesture made by curling the three middle fingers and extending the thumb and pinky finger to mimic a telephone receiver. The thumb is placed next to the ear and the little finger next to the mouth. The index finger can be used as well. ...
  8. The Phone is a Dutch television reality show, which is created by Willem Brom, Beau van Erven Dorens and Marc Bennink.
  9. The Phone is an United States reality television show, based on the Dutch version of the same name. This show airs on Fridays at 10pm Eastern time on MTV
  10. (Phones (Action Force)) Q Force is a fictional marine military unit that features in the Action Force universe, a European version of the G.I.Joe action figure and comic book series.
  11. A device for transmitting sound in real time across distances; To call (someone) on the telephone
  12. (Phones) nickname for headphones
  13. Usually the phone number for the sales department of each listed mover
  14. Tool for calling your neighbor Chris to see if he has another hydraulic floor jack.
  15. Symbols used to represent the pronunciations in the lexicon
  16. [from Greek phonema sound, utterance] Sound, utterance (cardiophone).
  17. a speech sound which is identified as the audible realization of a phoneme.
  18. An application for making telephone calls.
  19. In linguistics, this refers to a single sound created in speech.  This differers from a phoneme in that a phone does not necessarily carry any meaning.  For example, a baby can create numerous phones but these don’t necessarily relate to actual words.
  20. The smallest articulated and perceptible discrete segment of speech or sign.
  21. Telephone Number. The telephone number of the vendor identified by the Vendor code.
  22. A phone is actual pronunciation of a phoneme. A phone is represented between brackets.
  23. A unit of sound or a gesture used to produce one in a language. Note that different phones may have the same underlying representation in a language (see phoneme).
  24. booths are not the most practical of places for effecting a change of costume for those unendowed with superpowers.
  25. Cost associated with the use of phones (including mobiles) related to the operation of the business