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Telephony  n.  The art or process of reproducing sounds at a distance, as with the telephone.

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"Telephony" Quotes from Famous Books

... uses for these cells are almost innumerable, embracing every branch of electrical science, especially telegraphy, telephony, and electric lighting, but I refrain from naming them. I may be permitted, however, to lay before you two applications, because they are of such general scientific ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 492, June 6, 1885 • Various

... my sister Chlorine succeeded in securing the opinions of some of the greatest in another century. I can only say that they confirm my belief in her powers as a medium, and in her wonderful system of wireless telephony. ...
— Marge Askinforit • Barry Pain

... in radio-telephony and want me to explain it to you. I'll do so in the shortest and easiest way which I can devise. The explanation will be the simplest which I can give and still make it possible for you to build and operate your own set ...
— Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son • John Mills

... decently leisured, and free to move quickly about the world, are certainly pure benefits. And these are presumably the prime objects of our toil and ingenuity, the ideals to be served, by the discovery of steam, electricity, modern industrial machinery, telephony, flying. If we attained those ideals, and stopped there—well and good. Alas! the amazing mechanical conquests of the age have crowded one on another so fast that we have never had time to digest their effects. Each as it came we hailed as an incalculable ...
— Another Sheaf • John Galsworthy

... changing alternating current into pulsating direct current. (2) Specifically in wireless (a) a crystal or vacuum tube detector, and (b) a two-electrode vacuum tube used for changing commercial alternating current into direct current for wireless telephony. ...
— The Radio Amateur's Hand Book • A. Frederick Collins

... something; and, following the wave of his hand, I saw the tiny black-garbed figure of a man on the higher ground behind the gully through which we had come. I reasoned then that this was a lookout stationed there, and that he was directing the action of the light by some form of wireless telephony. ...
— The Fire People • Ray Cummings

Words linked to "Telephony" :   call in, call waiting, cell phone, telecom, voice mail, telephonic, dial, phone, call forwarding, telecommunication, call up, hold on, hang on, phone call, voicemail, telephone call, telephonist, call, ring, telephone, hold the line

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