telephone line(redirected from Telephone lines)
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|Noun||1.||telephone line - the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals|
|2.||telephone line - a telephone connection |
connecter, connector, connective, connection, connexion - an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers"
digital subscriber line, DSL - a generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
hot line - a direct telephone line between two officials
land line, landline - a telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits; "a land line can be wire or fiber optics or microwave"
party line - a telephone line serving two or more subscribers
private line - a telephone line serving a single subscriber
toll line - a telephone line for long-distance calls
trunk line - a telephone line connecting two exchanges directly