phone line

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: line - a telephone connectionphone line - 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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VoIP is a technology that allows people to make voice calls using a broadband internet connection instead of a regular phone line. "We don't collect data on how many schools have gone to VoIP, but there was evidence in the record that schools are turning to VoIP as a cost-effective alternative," says FCC spokesperson Mark Wigfield.
This phone line can be used to reach the office on a variety of inquires, including, volunteering, NGOs, and questions on the activities of the commission.
As an alternate, a wireless phone line was provided to the rescue department, which also collapsed after some time.
NHS 111 is a free phone line available 24 hours a day, seven days for the public to access when they need health advice and information fast, but it's not a life-threatening situation.
Nashi Al-Ju'aid, who recently moved into Marwah, wanted to transfer his old phone line to his new residence, but was told by the concierge that the neighborhood lacks fixed phone lines.
Phone lines A SURGERY in Huddersfield has done away with a premium rate phone line.
The 24-hour phone line will be operated by the NSPCC and will be available for sex offenders under probation supervision.
Shops and restaurant customers can't pay with plastic because card machines need a phone line connection.
It plugs into your phone line and connects to your bank via a free phone number, so you can buy electricity.
Up to 1,500 phone lines were out of service in the Marcola area of Springfield on Friday after a fiber optic line and regular copper phone line in the same duct were cut, Qwest spokesman Bob Gravely said.