Definition of Telephone receiver

1. Noun. Earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds.

Exact synonyms: Receiver
Generic synonyms: Earphone, Earpiece, Headphone, Phone
Specialized synonyms: Headset
Group relationships: Phone, Telephone, Telephone Set



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telephone Receiver

telephone interview
telephone jack
telephone jacks
telephone kiosk
telephone line
telephone lines
telephone message
telephone number
telephone numbers
telephone operator
telephone operators
telephone order
telephone plug
telephone pole
telephone poles
telephone receiver (current term)
telephone service
telephone set
telephone system
telephone tag
telephone theory
telephone unit
telephone wire
telephoned
telephoneless
telephonelike
telephoner
telephoners
telephones
telephonic

Literary usage of Telephone receiver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"8 — 38 back or decohering arrangement like the coherer, but allowing the use of a telephone receiver for rapid and accurate work. ..."

2. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1922)
"EXPERIMENT 27-B. — Assembling and Testing a telephone receiver. — The receiver is described in the preceding section. For test instructions see § 590, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"This cell is made part of an electric circuit consisting of a telephone receiver / and an ordinary dry cell b. Selenium possesses the property of varying ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"This cell is made part of an electric circuit consisting of a telephone receiver / and an ordinary dry cell 6. Selenium possesses the property of varying ..."

5. Bell's Electric Speaking Telephone: Its Invention, Construction, Application by George Bartlett Prescott (1884)
"THORNBERRY'S telephone receiver. Fig. 244 represents the Thornberry telephone receiver, the action of which is due to the contraction of a spiral magnet ..."

6. Bell's Electric Speaking Telephone: Its Invention, Construction, Application by George Bartlett Prescott (1884)
"THORNBERRY'S telephone receiver. Fig. 244 represents the Thornberry telephone receiver, the action of which is due to the contraction of a spiral magnet ..."

7. American Telephone Practice by Kempster Blanchard Miller (1905)
"THE telephone receiver. • To construct a receiver capable of reproducing speech is a very simple matter. In fact, nearly any small electromagnet, ..."

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