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telephone US English

A system that converts acoustic vibrations to electrical signals in order to transmit sound, typically voices, over a distance using wire or radio

telephone US Thesaurus

she picked up the telephone

telephone tag US English

A situation in which two people trying to communicate by telephone continually miss each other

telephone book US English

A telephone directory

telephone booth US English

A public booth or enclosure housing a pay phone

telephone call US English

A communication or conversation by telephone

telephone card US English

Another term for calling card222.

telephone pole US English

A tall pole used to carry telephone wires and other utility lines above the ground

telephone banking US English

A method of banking in which the customer conducts transactions by telephone, typically by means of a computerized system using touch-tone dialing or voice-recognition technology

telephone exchange US English

A set of equipment that connects telephone lines during a call

telephone number US English

A number assigned to a particular telephone and used in making connections to it

telephone operator US English

A person who works at the switchboard of a telephone exchange

telephone directory US English

A book listing the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the people in a particular area

telephone box in telephone booth US English

A public booth or enclosure housing a pay phone

telephone kiosk in kiosk US English

A telephone booth

mobile phone US English

Another term for cellular phone.

mobile telephone in mobile phone US English

Another term for cellular phone.

radiotelephone US English

A telephone that uses radio transmission

cellular phone US English

A telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network

cellular telephone in cellular phone US English

A telephone with access to a cellular radio system so it can be used over a wide area, without a physical connection to a network