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phone

(fōn) [Gr. phone, voice]
A single speech sound.

cell phone

, cellular phone
A portable telephone, used, for example, in ambulance-to-hospital communications and in 12-lead electrocardiogram transmission in some emergency medical systems. Although many people speculate that cellular phone use may increase the risk of brain cancers (e.g., gliomas or meningiomas), no correlation between moderate usage and cancer has been definitively identified.
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Euphony Phonecard was specifically developed for Euphony by Unitel Communications.
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Each pack includes a bum bag, sun block, lip balm, first aid kit plus a pounds 10 BT Globalcard - an international phonecard which can be used to call the UK from 70 destinations worldwide using a freephone access number.
The store chain has launched its own phone card which offers calls up to 24 per cent cheaper than a payphone or BT phonecard.
BT were condemned yesterday for handing out a horrific phonecard showing a child's coffin to primary school kids.
For every personalised Christmas phonecard ordered from Freeline Communications, a donation will be made to Birmingham's Diana, Princess of Wales, Children's Hospital.
A phonecard with a picture of Princess Diana on it could raise pounds 5million for one of her favourite charities.