telephone system

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n telephone system a communication system that transmits sound between distant points
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Usage

In literature:

Today the army carries a complete telephone system and wonderful wireless apparatus.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
The Bell Telephone system promised partial restoration of service by Tuesday.
"The True Story of Our National Calamity of Flood, Fire and Tornado" by Logan Marshall
An appropriation of L2,000,000 was put in the hands of the Postmaster General to extend the government telephone system.
"An Introduction to the Industrial and Social History of England" by Edward Potts Cheyney
The course pursued by the Bell Telephone Company has at least proved that our whole patent system demands a thorough and radical revision.
"Monopolies and the People" by Charles Whiting Baker
There was a telephone system established throughout the city and its environs.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
The Psychic Telephone System.
"Genuine Mediumship or The Invisible Powers" by Bhakta Vishita
With it we need telephone and telegraph systems that can be universally used.
"Social Justice Without Socialism" by John Bates Clark
A great multitude of new applications of the telegraphic and telephonic systems will be introduced in the immediate future.
"Twentieth Century Inventions" by George Sutherland
Was there any danger of the telephone system being interrupted?
"John Dene of Toronto" by Herbert Jenkins
BENNETT, A. R. The Telephone Systems of the Continent of Europe.
"The Development of Rates of Postage" by A. D. Smith
Bristol plays a not unimportant part in the Post Office telephone trunk line system, commenced in 1896.
"The Bristol Royal Mail" by R. C. Tombs
Compared with the Morse system, it was a little tedious, and, at times, as uncertain as a telephone.
"The Boy Spy" by Joseph Kerby
A double system of telephones is a nuisance.
"Abroad at Home" by Julian Street
Three telephone systems in a town.
"The Roycroft Dictionary" by Elbert Hubbard
Now Joseph knew just as much about a telephone as he did about the phonograph or the dot-and-dash system of telegraphy.
"Humorous Readings and Recitations" by Various
His cell was like the centre of a telephonic system.
"The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon" by Alexander Maclaren
On the whole, I think our telephone system is superior to that of any foreign cities.
"In Pastures New" by George Ade
The State telephone system was being overhauled.
"The Four Corners of the World" by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
The current for a city telephone system is provided by a storage battery.
"Physics" by Willis Eugene Tower
Even Norway has a good telephone system.
"The Romance of Modern Invention" by Archibald Williams
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In news:

(AP) — State regulators are giving the Division of Highways the green light to implement a free telephone traffic information system for travelers.
With the telephone system more than 100 years old, don't you think it's time to move from the original technology.
Solution allows for programming a DoorKing telephone entry system via the Internet.
Toshiba Delivers a Centralized Business Telephone System That Saves Costs and Improves Communication.
WUN Systems, a provider of hosted business VoIP solutions, recently introduced four new features to its VoIP telephone system for executive suites and workspaces.
Toshiba, Polycom Partner on Linux-Based Telephone System .
Silent Knight releases non-proprietary fire fighter telephone system .
The Silent Knight Fire Fighter Telephone System .
The state Public Utilities Commission has reauthorized the $1.50 telephone charge that Warren County residents pay for the local 911 system.
The Texas A&M System Board of Regents are due to meet in a telephonic conference call at 3:00 pm Monday, with a pair of key items on the agenda.
It connects to enterprise telephones, as well as PC and HD videoconferencing systems.
An important communication tool is the emergency telephone notification system.
Previous to that, she was a clinical nurse at UC Davis Health System's Women's Pavilion, Labor and Delivery Unit, where she provided telephone triage, bedside assistance and peer education in an effort to improve newborn outcomes.
The DNR online CheckIN Game system now offers hunters the option to report their harvested game from any telephone.
Some also have automated telephone systems.
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In science:

Figure 7: Schematic layout of the data acquisition and on-line monitoring systems, and its interfacing with the off-line software packages. A telephone line provides connection from home-base laboratories to the experimental site in the reactor building.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
GSM Global System for Mobile communications is the European standard for digital cellular telephone service.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
This phenomenon is called “restoration of the missing fundamental.”[6, 7] It has a practical application in our telephone communication system, which does not have the bandwidth large enough to cover the entire vocal range of male and female voices.
Music in Terms of Science
PLANDoc generates natural language reports based on the interaction between telephone planning engineers and LEIS-PLAN1 , a knowledge based system.
Conciseness through Aggregation in Text Generation
However, a relatively small number of methods [2, 3, 4] have been explored for speech-driven text retrieval, although they are associated with numerous keyboardless retrieval applications, such as telephone-based retrieval, car navigation systems, and user-friendly interfaces.
Building a Test Collection for Speech-Driven Web Retrieval
For example mobile phone (user terminal) and base station are two sub-systems in a cellular telephone system.
Software Architecture Overview
Etiquettes are already used in many communications systems e.g., ITU G3 fax T.30, ITU telephone modems, ITU V.8, ITU digital subscriber line transceivers G.994.1, IETF Session Initiation Protocol, W3C XML; their properties have been explored by Krechmer .
The "...system of constraints"
Broadly upgradable smart phones will need more protection than telephones ever have before, and our tiered security system is flexible enough to help transmit and install the many types of continuously upgradable security software that are currently being developed.
A Tiered Security System for Mobile Devices
Seide. 1996. A voice-controlled automatic telephone switchboard and directory information system.
Towards a PURE Spoken Dialogue System for Information Access
This was realized by AT&T long time ago for telephone networks, see for an excellent account of the history of pricing in communications systems.
Exploring Network Economics
Ikuo Takeuchi (1978) of the Electrical Communication Laboratory of Nippon Telephone and Telegraph Co. (Japan’s Bell Labs) devised a recursive function program for comparing the speeds of LISP systems.
Textbook examples of recursion
The telephone inquiry service: A manmachine system using synthetic speech.
Some Bibliographical References on Intonation and Intonational Meaning
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