Definition of Telephony

1. Noun. Transmitting speech at a distance.




Definition of Telephony

1. n. The art or process of reproducing sounds at a distance, as with the telephone.

Definition of Telephony

1. Noun. The act of sound transmission via the electromagnetic spectrum. ¹

2. Noun. The study and application of telephone technology. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Telephony

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telephony

telephone theory
telephone unit
telephone wire
telephoned
telephoneless
telephonelike
telephoner
telephoners
telephones
telephonic
telephonically
telephonies
telephoning
telephonist
telephonists
telephony (current term)
telephoto
telephoto lens
telephotograph
telephotographer
telephotographers
telephotographic
telephotographic lens
telephotographs
telephotography
telephotos
teleplasm
teleplasms
teleplay
teleplays

Literary usage of Telephony

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"Abbott, AV, 'telephony: Manual of the Design, Construction and Operation of Telephone Exchanges' (New York 1903-05) ; Atkins, ..."

2. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1915)
"telephony—March 6, 1915. No. 59258. Telegraphy The Story of the Telegraph. WH Spain. ... 57210 D. telephony Applications of Theory to telephony. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"For reasons that will become obvious it may not be amiss to refer here to the Van Ryssel- berghe system of Simultaneous Telegraphy and telephony which for ..."

4. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"The above does not, however, mean that these two systems of telephony are antagonistic; ... The two elements necessary for radio-telephony are, of course, ..."

5. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"The above does not, however, mean that these two systems of telephony are antagonistic; ... The two elements necessary for radio-telephony are, of course, ..."

6. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"The above does not, however, mean that these two systems of telephony are antagonistic; ... The two elements necessary for radio-telephony are, of course, ..."

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