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Related / Similar Words: earphone, earpiece, headphone, telephone, telephone set, speech sound, sound, call, call up, ring

 

Definition:
  • electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked";
  • electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds; "I talked to him on the telephone";
  • (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language;
  • get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning";

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    Hyponyms: telephone receiver, receiver, desk phone, dial telephone, dial phone, extension, telephone extension, extension phone, handset, French telephone, pay-phone, pay-station, radiotelephone, radiophone, wireless telephone, speakerphone, phoneme, vowel, vowel sound, semivowel, glide, consonant, orinasal phone, orinasal, sonant, voiced sound, cell phone, call in

     

    Grouped Verbs: call

     

    Entailments: dial

     

    Part Meronyms: telephone system, phone system, utterance, vocalization

     

    Derivational Morphology: call, telephone, call up, ring, voice, sound, vocalize, vocalise, phonate, ringing, tintinnabulation, telephone set, caller, caller-up, phoner, telephoner, telephony, phone call, telephone call

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: հեռախոս and հեռաձայնել   Chinese: 电话  
    Dutch: telefoneren and telefoon   Finnish: puhelin and soittaa  
    French: téléphone and téléphoner   German: anrufen and Telefon  
    Greek: τηλέφωνο and τηλεφωνήσει   Icelandic: hringja and sími  
    Indonesian: telepon   Interlingua: telephonar and telephono  
    Italian: telefonare and telefono   Japanese: denwa and 電話  
    Korean: 전화   Latvian: telefons  
    Lithuanian: telefonas   Portuguese: telefonar and telefone  
    Romanian: telefon   Russian: позвонить and телефон  
    Slovak: telefón and telefonovať   Spanish: teléfono and telefonar  
    Swedish: ringa and telefon   Telugu: ఫోను  
     
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