Definitions for phone

Definitions for (noun) phone

Main entry: earphone, earpiece, phone, headphone

Definition: electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

Usage: it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked

Main entry: telephone, telephone set, phone

Definition: electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds

Usage: I talked to him on the telephone

Main entry: sound, speech sound, phone

Definition: (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

Definitions for (verb) phone

Main entry: ring, phone, call, call up, telephone

Definition: get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

Usage: I tried to call you all night; Take two aspirin and call me in the morning

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