Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The transmission of sound between distant stations, especially by radio or telephone.
  • noun The technology and manufacture of telephone equipment.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The operation or art of telephoning, or reproducing sounds, especially articulate speech, at a distance from their source.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The art or process of reproducing sounds at a distance, as with the telephone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of sound transmission via the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • noun The study and application of telephone technology.

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

  • noun transmitting speech at a distance

Etymologies

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From telephone +‎ -y.

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