Definition of Telephone set

1. Noun. 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"




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telephone Set

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
telephone service
telephone set (current term)
telephone system
telephone tag
telephone theory
telephone unit
telephone wire
telephoned
telephoneless
telephonelike
telephoner
telephoners
telephones
telephonic
telephonically
telephonies

Literary usage of Telephone set

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

1. Principles of the Telephone by Cyril Methodius Jansky, Daniel Cleveland Faber (1916)
"Location of telephone set.—A wall set should be so located that the ... A telephone set should not be located where it will be injured by doors or movable ..."

2. Experimental Wireless Stations: Their Theory, Design, Construction and by Philip E. Edelman (1922)
"... A Wireless Telephone Operated from Your Lamp Socket; Power Tube Radiotelephone; A Small Amateur Radiophone; Cost of a telephone set. ..."

3. An Elementary Book on Electricity and Magnetism and Their Applications: A by Dugald Caleb Jackson (1902)
"Each telephone user or Subscriber is supplied with a set such as is shown in Figure 253, and his line is run from the telephone set to a section on the ..."

4. An Elementary Book on Electricity and Magnetism and Their Applications: A by Dugald Caleb Jackson (1902)
"Each telephone user or Subscriber is supplied with a set such as is shown in Figure 253, and his line is run from the telephone set to a section on the ..."

5. An Elementary Book on Electricity and Magnetism and Their Applications: A by Dugald Caleb Jackson, John Price Jackson (1902)
"Diagram of the Electrical Connections in a telephone set. 313. Telephone Exchanges. — The use of telephones simply to connect two points is only ..."

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