Of electronic equipment and telephone system.   May also be referred to as telephone and telephone set.

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".

This concept's ID is @1~24259


  • dial telephone 1 facts

    A telephone with a dial for registering the number to be called.

  • handset 1 facts

    Telephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle.

  • radiotelephone 1 facts

    A telephone that communicates by radio waves rather than along cables.

  • receiver 1 facts

    Earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds.

  • desk phone 0 facts

    A telephone set that sits on a desk or table.

  • extension 0 facts

    An additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line.

  • pay-phone 0 facts

    A coin-operated telephone.

  • mouthpiece 0 facts

    An acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks.

  • speakerphone 0 facts

    A telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker; can be used without picking up a handset;...