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Dictionary definition for: Telephone

1. (n) electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds; "I talked to him on the telephone"

2. (v) get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone; "I tried to call you all night" "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"

3. (n) transmitting speech at a distance

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