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- n. a communication system that transmits sound between distant points
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Somehow Zac and the I-Bots have managed to tap their way into the local phone system in such a way that the path of the call changes every time the number is dialed.
“An attendant is an operator of a phone system console,” lexicographer Harry Newton reports.
Still amazed by the cheapness of the USA phone system — ours in UK’s three times dearer.