- n. A portable telephone that connects with the telephone network over radio wave transmission.
- n. a hand-held mobile radiotelephone for use in an area divided into small sections, each with its own short-range transmitter/receiver
“You will be working with a considerably smaller device that will likely integrate a mobile phone and a voice-operated computer with access to anyone and anything anywhere, at low cost.”
“As Baldy parked the car in a side-street that Malik knew was not far from the mobile phone shop, he seemed almost furtive.”
“Cook and his wife, Jackie Haines, were told by Scotland Yard in April this year their mobile phone numbers and payroll details had been found in Mulcaire's notebook.”
“Makhlouf owns a major stake in Syriatel — the country's largest mobile phone operator, and his operations include banking, phone distribution, duty-free shops, an oil concession, hotels and construction.”
“The move is a direct response to the Guardian's exclusive story on Monday that Mulcaire caused Milly's parents to wrongly believe she was still alive – and interfered with police inquiries into her disappearance – by hacking into the teenager's mobile phone and deleting messages.”
“He said they had told him his mobile phone number, ex-directory landline number and address had been found in records made by Mulcaire that were recovered from the investigator's office in south London.”
“The revelation that bereaved family members may have had their mobile phone messages intercepted by Glenn Mulcaire, a private investigator employed by the paper, in the days following the 2005 London bombings will heap further pressure on the title's owner, News International, part of Rupert Murdoch's media empire.”
“France Telecom SA paid about 4,200 Euros (or about $4,700) per customer when it bought E-Plus, a German mobile phone firm, while Deutsche Telekom AG acquired a British mobile phone company, One 2 One Personal Communications, Ltd., at a price of about 5,000 Euros ($5,600) per customer.”
“Days later, Brooks was drafting a memo to staff – her second in a week – expressing her horror at the revelation late on Monday afternoon that journalists at the News of the World had ordered a private investigator to hack into the murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler's mobile phone when Brooks was editor of the paper.”
“One mobile phone company, Ruettgers tells me, planned for sixty thousand customers in its first six weeks.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘mobile phone’.
All these terms have a (different) American English equivalent. Wonder if you can identify them?
Buzzwords of our time
Hopefully, I'll be using this site for more than one year. It will be fun then to look back and see what new words I found worthy of notice in any given year.
All words spotted in 2008...
Looking for tweets for mobile phone.