from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In telephony, a wire over which call-signals between the call-office or central station and any individual instrument or between individual instruments are transmitted; a call-circuit.


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  • The services of an expert were engaged, who advised the installation of a call-wire system, which has already been discarded as unsatisfactory in Philadelphia and other cities of the United States.

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