Definitions

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  • n. A telephone with a simple keyboard and a small screen, used by the deaf.

Etymologies

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text +‎ phone

Examples

  • You can get a claim form by calling the benefit inquiry line on 0800 88 22 00 textphone: 0800 24 33 55 or download a form or start a claim online.

    Attendance allowance: the £200-plus a month many elderly people miss out on

  • It was before the invention of the minicom textphone or fax or mobile texting, so deaf people had no access to telecommunications.

    Celebrating 180 years in a deaf family

  • Section 2 tells me I have 3 options to get info to help me make my choice - I can use the phone, the textphone or the internet.

    Archive 2008-07-27

  • Available from 3rd December 2006 , Intern ational Day of Disabled People, Get Motoring is free from RADAR by calling 020 7250 3222, textphone 020 7250 4119.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • If you are a textphone user, please dial 18001 to access the Typetalk service, followed by 020 8417

    Naturejobs - All Jobs

  • As to the claim procedure, it says call UK +44 20 8*******, textphone UK +44 20 8******** immediately to get our prior agreement

    Of Laws and Men

  • With this service a hearing impaired individual can type the message they wish to communicate on their PDA, mobile phone or textphone, and send it to the institution's phone number.

    Health News from Medical News Today

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