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phone  

[1]  
      n  
      vb      short for       telephone  
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phone   [2]  
      n     (Phonetics)   a single uncomplicated speech sound  
     (C19: from Greek phone sound, voice)  

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telephone  
      n  
1   
a      (Also called)    telephone set   an electrical device for transmitting speech, consisting of a microphone and receiver mounted on a handset  
b    (as modifier)  
a telephone receiver     
2   
a    a worldwide system of communications using telephones. The microphone in one telephone converts sound waves into electrical signals that are transmitted along a telephone wire or by radio to one or more distant sets, the receivers of which reconvert the incoming signal into the original sound  
b    (as modifier)  
a telephone exchange, a telephone call     
3       See       telephone box  
      vb  
4    to call or talk to (a person) by telephone  
5    to transmit (a recorded message, radio or television programme, or other information) by telephone, using special transmitting and receiving equipment,   (Often shortened to)    phone         
  telephoner      n  
  telephonic      adj  
  telephonically      adv  


car phone  
      n   a telephone that operates by cellular radio for use in a car  
mobile phone  
      n   a portable telephone that works by means of a cellular radio system  
phone   [1]  
      n  
      vb      short for       telephone  
phone   [2]  
      n     (Phonetics)   a single uncomplicated speech sound  
     (C19: from Greek phone sound, voice)  
-phone  
      combining form  
1    forming nouns   indicating voice, sound, or a device giving off sound  
microphone, telephone     
2    forming nouns and adjectives   (a person) speaking a particular language  
Francophone     
     (from Greek phone voice, sound)  
  -phonic      adj combining form  
phone-in  
      n  
a    a radio or television programme in which listeners' or viewers' questions, comments, etc., are telephoned to the studio and broadcast live  
b    (as modifier)  
a phone-in discussion     

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phone  


      n  
1    blower     (informal)   telephone  
2    bell     (Brit. slang)   buzz     (informal)   call, ring     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   tinkle     (Brit. informal)  
      vb  
3    buzz     (informal)   call, get on the blower     (informal)   give someone a bell     (Brit. slang)   give someone a buzz     (informal)   give someone a call, give someone a ring     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   give someone a tinkle     (Brit. informal)   make a call, ring (up)     (informal, chiefly Brit.)   telephone  

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Consulte también:

-phone, car phone, mobile phone, phone-in

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exp.
give a phone call
E.g.: Just give me a ring when you want to go out.
v.
snubbing people by using one's mobile phone
[Neologism] portmanteau word : phone + snubbing
v.
to blag information is to obtain it illegally by impersonating somebody on the phone
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)

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