Noun(1) electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds(2) (phonetics(3) electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear
Verb(1) get or try to get into communication (with someone
(1) to talk to sb on the phone(2) He jokes with him on the phone , finishes the call and continues at the point that he left off.(3) cordless phone(4) It has been shown that enlarging the phone set and using more alternative symbols to represent partial variations and attempting to use more refined acoustic models trained from accurate surface form transcriptions are of little benefit.(5) He held the phone to his ear for a few seconds after she hung up, in a sudden shock.(6) a receptionist answered the phone(7) I chat to one guy on the phone whose voice is so husky and his chest sounds wheezy if he talks for long.(8) a phone number(9) a few seconds later the phone rang(10) to answer the phone(11) She hung up and I stared at my phone blankly for a second before dropping it on my bed.(12) contact us by phone(13) After only a few seconds she put the phone down and looked back up at the two teens.(14) she's on the phone(15) Mr Lambert was sitting on the step outside and she gave him the phone to continue with the call.(16) The work he had to do at home was done in ten seconds flat after hanging up the phone .
(1) cell phone :: loopfoon
1. telephone ::
2. speech sound ::
4. telephone ::
5. ring ::
Different Formsphone, phoned, phones, phoning
Word Example from TV Shows
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Well, just answer the PHONE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 14
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The Big Bang Theory Season 6, Episode 8
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 16
Cinnamon, she-she gave me
her PHONE number.
The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 15
"' alt="(PHONE RINGING)
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 22
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