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telephone exchange

n.
A central system of switches and other equipment that establishes connections between individual telephones. Also called switchboard.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.telephone exchange - a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communicationtelephone exchange - a workplace that serves as a telecommunications facility where lines from telephones can be connected together to permit communication
centrex - (CENTRal EXchange) a kind of telephone exchange
patchboard, plugboard, switchboard - telephone central where circuits are completed with patchcords
phone system, telephone system - a communication system that transmits sound between distant points
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
Translations
مَقْسَم الهاتِف، بَدّالَة التِّلفون
telefonní centrála
omstilling
centralautocommutateur
távbeszélõ-központ
símstöî
telefónna centrála
telefon santralı

telephone exchange

ncentralino (telefonico)

telephone

(ˈtelifəun) noun
(often abbreviated to phone) (foun) an instrument for speaking to someone from a distance, using either an electric current which passes along a wire or radio waves. He spoke to me by telephone / on the telephone; (also adjective) a telephone number/operator.
(often abbreviated to phone (foun) ) verb
1. to (try to) speak to (someone) by means of the telephone. I'll telephone you tomorrow.
2. to send (a message) or ask for (something) by means of the telephone. I'll telephone for a taxi.
3. to reach or make contact with (another place) by means of the telephone. Can one telephone England from Australia?
teˈlephonist (-ˈle-) noun
a person who operates a telephone switchboard in a telephone exchange.
telephone booth, telephone box (also ˈcall-box)
a small room or compartment containing a telephone for public use.
telephone directory
a book containing a list of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all the people with telephones in a particular area. Look them up in the telephone directory.
telephone exchange
a central control through which telephone calls are directed.
References in periodicals archive ?
Both of these systems are popular in central office, cable multisystem operator (MSO), mobile telephone switching office and data center applications.
According to the architects, a telephone switching station on the building's fourth floor will remain in place and continue to operate during and after the construction phase.
An IP PBX is a private branch exchange (telephone switching system within an enterprise) that switches calls between VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol or IP) users on local lines while allowing all users to share a certain number of external phone lines.
The signal is relayed to the thalamus, a telephone switching station in brain, and then to the amygdala that releases neurotransmitters throughout the body - especially glutamate, essentially the chemical behind fear, Fox News reported.
The theoretical background for large matrix design stems from work done decades ago on telephone switching systems.
The company manufactures telephone switching systems and software for small-to-large size businesses, government, and 911 public safety communications centers.
Duties: Manages the installation, repair and maintenance of telephone switching systems, telephone subsets, telephone key systems, data transmission media systems circuitry, T-carrier, fiber-optic end equipment, modems, multiplexers and line driver; and associated hardware supporting command, control, communications and computer (C4) systems.
They support DC/DC converters, especially in routers, bridges, hubs and telephone switching equipment.
The biggest hit so far for Cantv was an auction of external maintenance contracts under which Cantv hires companies to take care of lines from the telephone switching center to the actual client.
The Swedish network infrastructure contractor Fiberdata AB, part of the Thalamus group, said today (25 November) that it had received a contract for a new telephone switching system from the medical rehabilitation companies Frosunda Assistans and Rehab Station.
But now the question at hand is, should the school: a) stay with the Centrex phone services provided by the local phone company, b) purchase and operate the school's own PBX telephone switching equipment, or c) leapfrog to the new technology where voice, data--even video--are integrated?