HyperDic: telephone_line

English > 2 senses of the expression telephone line:
NOUNartifacttelephone line, telephone wire, telegraph wire, telegraph linethe wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals
artifacttelephone line, phone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line, linea telephone connection
English > telephone line: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals.
Synonymstelephone wire, telegraph wire, telegraph line
Narrowertelephone cord, phone cordThe telephone wire that connects to the handset
Broaderwire, conducting wireA metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
Spanishcable telefónico, cable telegráfica, línea telefónica, línea telegráfica
English > telephone line: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA telephone connection.
Synonymsphone line, telephone circuit, subscriber line, line
NarrowerWATS, WATS lineA telephone line
digital subscriber line, DSLA generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
hot lineA direct telephone line between two officials
land line, landlineA telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits
party lineA telephone line serving two or more subscribers
private lineA telephone line serving a single subscriber
toll lineA telephone line for long-distance calls
trunk lineA telephone line connecting two exchanges directly
Broaderconnection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
Spanishcircuito telefónico, línea de teléfono, línea, línea telefónica
Catalanlínia telefònica

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