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The handle-shaped part of a telephone, containing the receiver and transmitter and often a dial or push buttons.
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(Telecommunications) a telephone mouthpiece and earpiece mounted so that they can be held simultaneously to mouth and ear
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hand•set(n. ˈhændˌsɛt; adj. -ˈsɛt, -ˌsɛt)
1. a telephone having a mouthpiece and earpiece mounted at opposite ends of a handle.adj.
2. (of type) set by hand.
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|Noun||1.||handset - telephone set with the mouthpiece and earpiece mounted on a single handle|
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
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Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
handset[ˈhændsɛt] n [telephone] → combiné mhands-free [ˌhændzˈfriː] adj [equipment, phone] → mains libres inv
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
handset[ˈhændsɛt] n (Telec) → ricevitore m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995