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callbox

[ˈkɔːlbɒks] N (Brit) → cabina f (telefónica)

callbox

[ˈkɔːlˌbɒks] n (Brit) → cabina telefonica
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So late one Sunday evening with contractions and other signs we dashed down the road to the callbox to call the ambulance; we had no phone or car.
The callbox can be powered by outside power or six D cell alkaline batteries or the optional Ritron Solar Power kit.
And you are calling from a callbox or your mobile, are you?
I take shelter in a callbox plastered with postcards of call-girls.
Hours before the explosion a woman phoned from a public callbox in the Purley exchange area, warning that a bomb had been placed in the tower.
Meanwhile, if you haven't got a landline, then use a callbox, a friend's landline or keep your call as brief as possible.
Intrigued by this charming adventurer and tired of her humdrum life (much to the dismay of her boyfriend), Rose eventually accepts his invitation to travel through time and space in his ship called the Tardas, which looks like a British police callbox left over from the '60s (one of the jokes).
The Green Men - or public access callbox units - were piloted on the walls of stations in Kilkenny and Mayo in 1983 to allow people to contact gardai in central stations if their own one was closed.
Harry, who claimed to be a Mr Williamson, had been able to withhold the number of the callbox he used and Mr Moulson said it was impossible to trace it.
FROM CALLBOX TO COMPUTER: AN ITI WHITEPAPER ON THE CHANGING FACE OF TECHNOLOGY IN LAW ENFORCEMENT 3-4, available at http://www.
But unlike the Tardis - - Dr Who's spaceship from the cult TV show - which also took the form of the British police callbox, what you see is what you get.
Instead he telephoned a relative from a nearby callbox for a lift home.