Definition of Telephone line

1. Noun. The wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals.

Exact synonyms: Telegraph Line, Telegraph Wire, Telephone Wire
Specialized synonyms: Phone Cord, Telephone Cord
Generic synonyms: Conducting Wire, Wire



2. Noun. A telephone connection.

Definition of Telephone line

1. Noun. The infrastructure which allows a single telephone to be connected to the network and conduct independent calls. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Telephone Line

telephone cards
telephone circuit
telephone company
telephone conference
telephone conversation
telephone cord
telephone dial
telephone directories
telephone directory
telephone exchange
telephone extension
telephone interview
telephone jack
telephone jacks
telephone kiosk
telephone line (current term)
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
telephone system

Literary usage of Telephone line

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"Death <S=I7 — Cutting telephone line used for calling doctor held cause of death. A railroad, which wrongfully cut a telephone company's line, ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1913)
"The court said that a telephone line is a telegraph line within the meaning of the act of 1866, but held that the act was of no service to plaintiff in ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The first telephone line was a copy of the best telegraph line of the day. ... An experimental line, the first long distance telephone line in the world, ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1919)
"BALANCING OF LINES As pointed out above, the 21-type circuit depends for its stable operation on the balancing of the telephone line east against the ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"The first telephone line «i- a copy of the best telegraph line of the <L-- It ... An experimental line, the first long distance telephone line in the world, ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The method first employed for working a telephone line was extremely simple. A single line of wire, like an ordinary telegraph line, had a Bell telephone ..."

7. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1898)
"Now first of all be sure you want the telephone line and then use ... It was here that a little family telephone line was constructed of 1;!4 miles in ..."

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