telephone line love

Definitions

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  • n. The infrastructure which allows a single telephone to be connected to the network and conduct independent calls.

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

  • n. a telephone connection
  • n. the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals

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Examples

  • Have run a telephone line under ground from the Superintendent's residence to the gate-keeper's cottage.

    Biennial Report of the State Hospital at Raleigh, Raleigh, N.C., from July 1, 1924, to June 30, 1926.

  • On the afternoon of 21st December, Manstein spoke on a direct telephone line to Rastenburg, in a final effort to persuade Hitler that the whole of the 6th Army must break camp and drive southward, without avail.

    Barbarossa

  • He had his hair cut into what he hoped was an intriguing young executive look he’d snipped from a fashion spread and brought in to his barber, But not many people got a chance to admire all this, as Eric Bigos worked mostly as the daytime supervisor of 1-800-SAFETAM, the company’s first telephone line offering assistance to puzzled customers.

    Hoopi Shoopi Donna

  • Is it not nice of the government to arrange this telephone line for the use of the Barkers and myself?

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • Had the fire not brought the telephone line down, Bob thought they would have got a call from Martin King, for it was logical that Paddy would strike westward for shelter at Bugela homestead.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Moreover, since by the time of Carters final response, the secretary of state was negotiating at the Soviet Embassy and unreachable via normal secret channels, the national security adviser conveyed Carters decision on an open telephone line easily susceptible to Soviet eavesdropping.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

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