trimphone


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trimphone

(ˈtrɪmfəʊn)
n
(Telecommunications) Brit a phone designed in the 1960s
Translations

trimphone

® [ˈtrɪmfəʊn] Nteléfono m góndola
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THERE'S the nicest kind of revolution happening in the Baltic Triangle now - one where the only offensive strike would be a navy blue trimphone paired with an avocado sofa.
The Trimphone was as stylish as it got and Clive Sinclair brought out a TV set with a two-inch screen costing pounds 175 - pounds 750 today.
25 Years Ago caught up with the finalists of New Faces 1986 back in the day when a hand up the backside of a green duck and a Trimphone impression qualified as light entertainment on the telly.
Klippan sofa from pounds 139 to pounds 399 (www.ikea.co.uk, 0845 355 1141) Trimphone pounds 35 (www.
LAUNCHED by the GPO in 1965 as a fashionable alternative to its regular models, the TrimPhone became big in the 70s and is now an iconic design.
The Trimphone is making a comeback and is set to be the last word in retro cool.
It was a feature of the Trimphone, BT's first luxury model - which later also came clad in leather (perfect for swingers who got a bit peckish mid-orgy and fancied ordering some take-away).
But those were the days when a Trimphone was considered the height of elegance and modernity.
The yellow-eyed penguin makes a trilling sound not unlike the old trimphone.
They included: ``The purple vinyl sofa and matching shag-pilecarpet; the smoked-glass and chrome telephone table and accompanying Trimphone; and the built-in, moulded bathroom suite.''
The BT homehub may well have all the bells and whistles, but it doesn't look as good as this classic 70s TRIMphone. TRIM stands for Tone Ringer Illuminated Model and it was the first phone to ring using a modern electronic warbler rather than the traditional bell mechanism.