Bedeutung von “telephone” — Learner’s Dictionary

telephone

noun us uk /ˈtelɪfəʊn/ also phone
The plane clipped a telephone line and crashed.He even went so far as to stop her using the telephone.I overheard their telephone conversation.His job is to answer telephone queries about airline schedules.Did you pay the telephone bill?
COMMUNICATION [ U ]

A2 a communication system that is used to talk to someone who is in another place:

a telephone call
I'm sorry, he's on the telephone (= using the telephone) at the moment.
EQUIPMENT [ C ]

A2 a piece of equipment that is used to talk to someone who is in another place:

The telephone rang and she hurried to pick it up.
Could you answer / the telephone?

(Definition von “telephone noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)