HyperDic: telephone_set

English > 1 sense of the expression telephone set:
NOUNartifacttelephone set, telephone, phoneelectronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
English > telephone set: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningelectronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds.
Synonymstelephone, phone
Part oftelephone system, phone systemA communication system that transmits sound between distant points
PartsmouthpieceAn acoustic device
telephone receiver, receiverearphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
Narrowerdesk phoneA telephone set that sits on a desk or table
dial telephone, dial phoneA telephone with a dial for registering the number to be called
extension, telephone extension, extension phoneAn additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line
handset, French telephonetelephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle
pay-phone, pay-stationA coin-operated telephone
radiotelephone, radiophone, wireless telephoneA telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables
speakerphoneA telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
Spanishteléfono
Catalantelèfon

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