from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A central system of switches and other equipment that establishes connections between individual telephones.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- A central office in which the wires of telephones from local subscribers may be connected by switches to other local telephones or to long-distance lines, to permit transmission of conversation or data.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun any
equipmentthat establishes connectionsbetween telephones
- noun the
buildinghousing such equipment
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
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