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phone

noun

1 phone

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.

synonyms: telephone, telephone set.

Roget 418: hearing etc. v.; audition, auscultation; eavesdropping; audibility.    acute ear, nice ear, delicate ear, quick ear, sharp ear, correct ear, ... show more

Dutch: hoe gaat het?, telefoon, telefoontoestel
Polish: aparat, aparat telefoniczny, telefon



2 phone

phonetics An individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language.

synonyms: sound, speech sound.

Polish: głoska

3 phone

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.

synonyms: earphone, earpiece, headphone.

Dutch: hoofdtelefoon, koptelefoon, oormicrofoon, oortelefoon
Polish: słuchawka

verb

1 phone

Get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone.

synonyms: call, call up, ring, telephone.

Dutch: aanbellen, aanschellen, bellen


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