Translation of "telephone" - English-Spanish dictionary
telephone noun /ˈtelifəun/
› ( often abbreviated to phone) /foun/ an instrument for speaking to someone from a distance, using either an electric current which passes along a wire or radio waves
He spoke to me by telephone / on the telephone ( also adjective) a telephone number/operator. telephonist /-ˈle-/ noun › a person who operates a telephone switchboard in a telephone exchange.
telephone booth ( telephone box) › a small room or compartment containing a telephone for public use.
cabina de teléfono, cabina telefónica
telephone directory noun ( plural telephone directories) › a book containing a list of the names, addresses and telephone numbers of all the people with telephones in a particular area
Look them up in the telephone directory. telephone exchange noun › a central control through which telephone calls are directed.