An instrument for reproducing sounds, especially articulate speech, at a distance.
- An instrument that converts voice and other sound signals into a form that can be transmitted to remote locations and that receives and reconverts waves into sound signals.
- To speak with (a person) by telephone.
- To initiate or make a telephone connection with; place a call to.
- To transmit (a message, for example) by telephone.
- To engage in communication by telephone.