American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A telephone or telephone attachment that contains both a loudspeaker and a microphone, allowing several persons to participate in a call at the same time without the telephone receiver being held.
- n. A telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker separate from those in the handset.
- n. A loudspeaker on a telephone that broadcasts the sound.
- n. a telephone with a microphone and loudspeaker; can be used without picking up a handset; several people can participate in a call at the same time
- speaker + phone (Wiktionary)
“Someone, anyone, PLEASE tell me exactly in what respect, talking over a hands-free speakerphone is any different than carrying on a conversation with someone in the backseat?!?”
“The speakerphone is the biggest problem with the e71.”
“Along the top of the speakerphone are the volume controls and the power-multifunction button, which is located next to the headset dock.”
“They do tell me I sound a bit further using the speakerphone, which is understandable.”
“I often take my laptop and set it on my counter and use it like a "speakerphone" on my wireless network as I talk to her.”
“To completely push you over the edge, the Samsung Haven has something called "speakerphone" as well.”
“Since these netbooks have a built-in microphone on the screen, and speakers under the keyboard, it's easy to Skype on them without a headset in "speakerphone" mode.”
“Just press the "speakerphone" button and then hang up the receiver.”
“Just press the aforementioned conspicuous "speakerphone" button, which will immediately glow with a pleasingly light-amber or yellow-gold hue, and you'll simultaneously hear a dial tone via the speaker.”
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