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Princeton's WordNet

  1. answering machine(noun)

    an electronic device that answers the telephone and records messages

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  1. answering machine(Noun)

    A device that automatically records voice mail from unanswered telephone calls.

Freebase

  1. Answering machine

    The answering machine, answerphone or message machine, also known as the telephone answering machine in the UK and some Commonwealth countries, ansaphone or ansafone, or telephone answering device is a device for answering telephones and recording callers' messages. Unlike voicemail, which can be a centralized or networked system that performs a similar function, an answering machine must be set up in the user's premises alongside — or incorporated within — the user's telephone.


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