phone

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English[edit]

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A rotary-dial phone

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Shortening of telephone.

Noun[edit]

phone (plural phones)

  1. A device for transmitting conversations and other sounds in real time across distances.
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phone (third-person singular simple present phones, present participle phoning, simple past and past participle phoned)

  1. (transitive) To call (someone) on the telephone.
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phone (plural phones)

  1. (linguistics) A speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language.
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phone m (plural phones)

  1. phon (a unit of apparent loudness)
  2. (linguistics) phone

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phone

  1. first-person singular present indicative of phoner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of phoner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of phoner
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of phoner
  5. second-person singular imperative of phoner

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