noun pho·no·phore \ˈfōnəˌfō(ə)r\

Definition of phonophore



  1. 1a :  a device that enables telephone messages to be sent over a telegraph line simultaneously with the use of ordinary currents operating code instruments b :  a system using this apparatus

  2. 2 :  a device to enable the deaf to hear by conducting vibrations from the speaker's larynx to the hearer's teeth



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Origin and Etymology of phonophore

International Scientific Vocabulary phon- + -phore

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to cast off or become cast off

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