telephone wire


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Noun1.telephone wire - the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signalstelephone wire - the wire that carries telegraph and telephone signals
phone cord, telephone cord - the telephone wire that connects to the handset
conducting wire, wire - a metal conductor that carries electricity over a distance
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It certainly is a strange coincidence," he added, speaking in an aside to Ned while he himself still listened to what was being told to him over the telephone wire.
The last note of modernity was supplied by the telephone wire attached to the roof of the lifeboat shelter.
He would have remarked first, perhaps, that all the hedges needed clipping, that the roadside grass grew rank, that the road-tracks were unusually rainworn, and that the cottages by the wayside seemed in many cases shut up, that a telephone wire had dropped here, and that a cart stood abandoned by the wayside.
Here there was nothing of this; Anne knew that outside of her window was a hard street, with a network of telephone wires shutting out the sky, the tramp of alien feet, and a thousand lights gleaming on stranger faces.
A Los Angeles police motorcycle officer was yanked off his bike Thursday by a low-lying telephone wire apparently knocked loose by a big rig, officials said.
Although cable companies today have essentially a monopoly in many areas, the new legislation allows telephone companies to offer similar video services over the telephone wire.
Sheriff's deputies assigned to a crime task force for unincorporated areas have been investigating telephone wire thefts since mid-November, when the first report of downed telephone poles and missing cable was made.
Prospective customers tell us that the Embarq30(TM) is the only transport processor in the world that is designed to meet the unique needs of HDTV signals over copper telephone wire," stated Brad Ketch, president and chief executive officer of Rim Semiconductor Company.
The handyman had one idea that at least made sense: The hum might be coming from an electrical or telephone wire rubbing against the siding or tree branches; the wind vibrated the wire against the house or branch, ergo the hum.
Network Video Technologies develops and markets an award winning line of video transceivers and hub systems for the transport of quality full-motion, color video and audio over ordinary, unshielded telephone wire.
Network Video Technologies develops and markets an award-winning line of video transceivers and hub systems for the transport of quality full-motion, color video and audio over ordinary, unshielded telephone wire.