phonebook

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n phonebook a directory containing an alphabetical list of telephone subscribers and their telephone numbers
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Usage

In poetry:

If I could even remember his name or his face / or find him /
When I was ten / perhaps he exists in some form.
With a belly and a belt and an auto
Whatever his last name / I never knew / in the phonebook / the Akashic
"Understand That This Is A Dream" by Allen Ginsberg

In news:

Turn that phonebook into an iPad case.
Gaming The Global Phonebook .
You may think Charice can sing the phonebook, but did you know she can also sing "Telephone".
They tore a 700-page phonebook in half, flipped a 900-pound tire and even pulled a double-decker bus down Seventh Avenue using brute strength alone.
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In science:

All of the semantic properties are stuffed into the codebook, the interface between source structure and channel structure, which to information theorists is as interesting as a phonebook is to sociologists.
The transmission sense of information
We produced a huge “phonebook” of such spectra, which is available in pdf form (see ), but unfortunately not in a computer readable format.
The Kreuzer bi-homomorphism
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