HyperDic: telephony

English > 1 sense of the word telephony:
NOUNcommunicationtelephony, telephonetransmitting speech at a distance
telephony > pronunciation
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English > telephony: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningtransmitting speech at a distance.
Category ofcall, telephone, call up, phone, ringGet or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone
call inmake a phone call
cell phonecall up by using a cellular phone
dialoperate a dial to select a telephone number
hang on, hold the line, hold onhold the phone line open
Narrowercall, phone call, telephone callA telephone connection
call forwardingLets you transfer your incoming calls to any telephone that you can dial direct
call waitingA way of letting you know that someone else is calling when you are using your telephone
voice mail, voicemailA computerized system for answering and routing telephone calls
Broadertelecommunication, telecom(often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically
Spanishtelefonía, teléfono
Catalantelefonia, telèfon
Adjectivestelephonicof or relating to telephony
Nounstelephonistsomeone who helps callers get the person they are calling

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