telephony

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noun te·le·pho·ny \tə-ˈle-fə-nē also ˈte-lə-ˌfō-\

Definition of telephony

  1. :  the use or operation of an apparatus (such as a telephone) for transmission of sounds as electrical signals between widely removed points

1835

First Known Use of telephony

1835


TELEPHONY Defined for English Language Learners

telephony

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noun te·le·pho·ny \tə-ˈle-fə-nē also ˈte-lə-ˌfō-\

Definition of telephony for English Language Learners

  • : the use of a telephone system to send and receive sounds over long distances



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