telephone circuit

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Noun1.telephone circuit - a telephone connectiontelephone circuit - 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
WATS, WATS line - a telephone line;long distance service at fixed rates for fixed zones; an acronym for wide area telephone service
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Back then, the technological focus was on high frequency or single-channel radios and hard-wired voice telephone circuit switching.
Other situations that associations should consider when determining their voice disaster recovery needs include power outages, PBX [private branch exchange] failures, telephone circuit interruptions, building fires, and inclement weather that prevents employees from getting to the office.
Flux residues on the telephone circuit boards prior to conformal coating left them prey to corrosion.
Switching and transport account for only 6% of the cost of completing a telephone circuit.
That's like saying your right to free speech is not protected it you speak Navajo," laughs Junger, "the other big mistake he made was in mischaracterizing software as being a device like a telephone circuit, and therefore not expressive.
The clicks we heard on the old mechanical pulse phones were actually momentary disruptions in the current over the telephone circuit.
NTT) regular telephone circuit subscribers decreased in fiscal 1997 for the first time, amid the recent expansion of mobile phones and digital circuits, NTT officials said Monday.