What does Phone mean?

Definitions for Phone
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Phone.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. telephone, phone, telephone set(noun)

    electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds

    "I talked to him on the telephone"

  2. phone, speech sound, sound(noun)

    (phonetics) an individual sound unit of speech without concern as to whether or not it is a phoneme of some language

  3. earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone(noun)

    electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

    "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"

  4. call, telephone, call up, phone, ring(verb)

    get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone

    "I tried to call you all night"; "Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"

GCIDE

  1. phone(v. t.)

    To get or try to get into communication with, using a telephone; as, I phoned him this morning.

Wiktionary

  1. phone(Noun)

    A speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language.

    Etymology: Shortening of telephone.

Freebase

  1. Phone

    In phonetics and linguistics a phone is a unit of speech sound. The word phone may refer to any speech sound or gesture considered a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language. In contrast, a phoneme is a set of phones or a set of sound features that are thought of as the same element within the phonology of a particular language. A phone is a speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, and serves as the basic unit of phonetic speech analysis. A phonetic transcription is enclosed within square brackets, rather than the slashes of a phonemic transcription.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Phone

    Colloquial abbreviation for telephone.

Editors Contribution

  1. phone

    A type of device and product created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, software, technology, shapes, sizes and styles.

    There are various phones available in 2020 some are smartphones, mobile phones, handsets for businesses and various other types.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 8, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Phone' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1907

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Phone' in Written Corpus Frequency: #595

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Phone' in Nouns Frequency: #662

  4. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Phone' in Verbs Frequency: #559

How to pronounce Phone?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Phone in sign language?

  1. phone

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Phone in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Phone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Phone in a Sentence

  1. Deana Bass:

    I've always known of him, grew up knowing about him and had a chance to one day out of the blue, I got a phone call while I was sitting in my pajamas at my kitchen table, that Dr. Carson needed a press secretary, so, I went and met with him and here I am.

  2. Dr Koehl:

    More recently we've been looking at consumer spaces so we're talking to a number of manufacturers of mobile phones and mobile phone components, we want to develop a module small enough to put into mobile devices like phones.

  3. Chelsea Resists:

    Chelsea can't be out of her cell while any other prisoners are out, so she can not talk to other people, or visit the law library, and has no access to books or reading material, she has not been outside for 16 days. She is permitted to make phone calls and move about outside her cell between 1 and 3 a.m.

  4. Dan Dery:

    I see a lot of our competitors trying to replicate Xiaomi just by putting a cheap phone online.

  5. Steve Tobak:

    Make sure you have some way of interacting with the people visiting your site, whatever domain -- through live chat, survey, email or phone.

Images & Illustrations of Phone

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