from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A communications cable, as one used to transmit telephone or telegraph signals.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A fixed telephone communications cable.
  • n. a telephone connected by such a fixed wire, specifically not wireless/mobile.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits


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