telephone receiver


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Noun1.telephone receiver - earphone that converts electrical signals into soundstelephone receiver - earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone - electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
headset - receiver consisting of a pair of headphones
phone, telephone, telephone set - electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds; "I talked to him on the telephone"
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The station-master at Crewe unhooked his telephone receiver and rang up Liverpool.
just as he had heard it in the telephone receiver, sounded in his ears the words, "On my honor as a gentleman." They were sneak-thieves and swindlers, that was what they were, and they had given him the double-cross.
One took up a telephone receiver, looked at it blankly, and put it down again.
Why didn't I think of that!" she seized the telephone receiver and gave her number.
In addition, the 6.47-inch FullView display also packs innovative features such as In-Screen Fingerprint sensor that allows users to unlock their phone by just placing their finger on the screen and the HUAWEI Acoustic Display Technology that takes away the need for a telephone receiver.
The stunning display also houses innovative features such as the In-Screen Fingerprint sensor that allows users to unlock their phone by just placing their finger on the screen and the Huawei Acoustic Display Technology that takes away the need for a telephone receiver.
This includes the Huawei Acoustic Display Technology, which takes away the need for having a telephone receiver on the screen, paving the way for even slimmer bezels.
Before the introduction of cassette tape recorders, the only wayto air an interview with a news source was to drag him to a telephone, call his studio, and interview him live using the telephone receiver as a microphone.
Uglev told the independent Russian news site The Bell on Tuesday that a variant of Novichok poisoned the Russian banking magnate Ivan Kivelidi and his secretary in Moscow in 1995; the substance, he said, had been applied to a cotton ball rubbed on a telephone receiver in Kivelidi's office.
As a result no one knows the identity or age of the Arizonan odd-ball who plays a ramshackle version of the Delta Blues on guitar, all the while beating the drums with his feet and singing through a distorted telephone receiver taped to his visor.
ulcerans in the feeding tray, on the surface of the furniture on which the cat lay, on the cat's blanket, and on the telephone receiver. Samples from stray cats were not available.
Gary grabbed the phone receiver from my hand, and hit me in the face with the telephone receiver three or four times.