HyperDic: phone_system

English > 1 sense of the expression phone system:
NOUNartifactphone system, telephone systema communication system that transmits sound between distant points
English > phone system: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA communication system that transmits sound between distant points.
Synonymtelephone system
Partscable, line, transmission lineA conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
central, telephone exchange, exchangeA workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
switchboard, patchboard, plugboardtelephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
telephone, phone, telephone setelectronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
NarrowerMEDLINEThe computer-based telephone system of the United States National Library of Medicine that provides rapid linkage to MEDLARS
Broadercommunication systemA system for communicating

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