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in·ter·com

 (ĭn′tər-kŏm′)
n.
An electronic intercommunication system, as between two rooms.

[Short for intercommunication.]

intercom

(ˈɪntəˌkɒm)
n
(Telecommunications) informal an internal telephone system for communicating within a building, an aircraft, etc
[C20: short for intercommunication]

in•ter•com

(ˈɪn tərˌkɒm)

n.
a communication system within a building, airplane, etc., with a loudspeaker or receiver for listening and a microphone for speaking at each of two or more points.
[1935–40; shortening of intercommunication system]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.intercom - a communication system linking different rooms within a building or ship etcintercom - a communication system linking different rooms within a building or ship etc
communication system - a system for communicating
interphone - a telephonic intercommunication system linking different rooms in a building or ship etc
intercom speaker, squawk box, squawker - the loudspeaker on an intercom or public address system
Translations
domácí telefonpalubní telefon
samtaleanlæg
sisäpuhelin
interkom
házitelefon
kallkerfi
インターコム
내부 통신 시스템
vidaus komunikacijos ryšys
iekšējais telefons
palubný telefón
domofon
interntelefon
การติดต่อทางโทรศัพท์ภายในอาคาร
iç haberleşme sistemiinterkom
hệ thống liên lạc nội bộ

intercom

[ˈɪntəkɒm] Nintercomunicador m, interfono m

intercom

[ˈɪntərkɒm] ninterphone m

intercom

n(Gegen)sprechanlage f; (in ship, plane) → Bordverständigungsanlage f; (in schools etc) → Lautsprecheranlage f

intercom

[ˈɪntəˌkɒm] n (fam) → interfono

intercom

(ˈintəkom) noun
a system of communication within an aeroplane, factory etc usually by means of microphones and loudspeakers. The pilot spoke to the passengers over the intercom.

intercom

نِظَامُ الإِتِّصَالُ الدَّاخِلِيُّ domácí telefon samtaleanlæg Sprechanlage σύστημα ενδοεπικοινωνίας intercomunicador, interfono sisäpuhelin interphone interkom citofono インターコム 내부 통신 시스템 intercom intercom telefon wewnętrzny intercomunicador, interfone интерком interntelefon การติดต่อทางโทรศัพท์ภายในอาคาร interkom hệ thống liên lạc nội bộ 对讲电话装置
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