call box


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call box

n.
1. A roadside telephone used for reporting traffic accidents, breakdowns, and other emergencies.
2. Chiefly British A public telephone booth.

call box

n
(Telecommunications) a soundproof enclosure for a public telephone. Also called: telephone box or telephone kiosk

call′ box`


n.
1. an outdoor telephone or signal box for summoning aid.
2. Brit. telephone booth.
[1880–85]

call box

phone booth
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.call box - booth for using a telephonecall box - booth for using a telephone    
kiosk, stall, booth, cubicle - small area set off by walls for special use
2.call box - a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called forcall box - a numbered compartment in a post office where mail is put to be called for
compartment - a space into which an area is subdivided
Translations
telefonní budka
telefonboks
puhelinkoppi
telefonska govornica
公衆電話ボックス
공중 전화 박스
telefonkiosk
ตู้โทรศัพท์
buồng điện thoại

call box

كُشْكُ التِلِيفُون telefonní budka telefonboks Telefonzelle τηλεφωνικός θάλαμος cabina telefónica puhelinkoppi cabine téléphonique telefonska govornica cabina telefonica 公衆電話ボックス 공중 전화 박스 telefooncel telefonboks budka telefoniczna cabina telefónica, cabina telefônica телефонная будка telefonkiosk ตู้โทรศัพท์ telefon kulübesi buồng điện thoại 公共电话亭
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For example, I see in yonder cupboard near which you are standing, several of what you call boxes (but like everything else in Flatland, they have no tops nor bottoms) full of money; I see also two tablets of accounts.
MHCLG's consultation document added: "Recognising there is already an existing public telephone network in place, we propose removing the permitted development right for public call boxes. "This would not prevent a new public call box being installed: rather in the future it would be the subject of consideration through a full planning application.
A call two days later was recorded and traced to a public call box in Liverpool city centre, the jury heard.
"This ties up a controller, could resort in units being sent to the call box to check if there are any issues and therefore potentially taking units away from genuine calls."
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DCR will also replace the nonworking pay phone with a new emergency call box on site."
All sightings of what looks like an ultra-modern cream-coloured telephone call box have been in broad daylight, and all on the same spot - at the entrance to the former Senate House car park, just north of Sydney Jones Library.
The last few pages offer lists to help young readers reacquaint themselves with British English terms mentioned in the book, such as "telephone call box" (telephone booth).