Definition of PHONE

noun : PHONE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language ;

  • 3. (

    ) electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked" ;

verb : PHONE

Source: WordNet 3.1

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