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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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Ed Charon rips fat phone books apart faster than most guys on the planet - not bad for a retired pastor pushing 69.
Even with the smaller books, I've had 18-wheelers loaded with phone books parked in my driveway waiting to be unloaded.
It's strictly economics," says Robert Metz, a competitor whose Pacific Publishing company puts out a Central Oregon Coast phone book that not only offers cheaper ads but a starfish picture on the cover.
In the latest edition of the south west Wales phone book, New Quay in Ceredigion has been shifted 12 miles to neighbouring Pembrokeshire.
Men who need vasectomies tend to look me up in the yellow pages and I have been in the phone book for 30 years without fail and in the Golden Pages under Doctors/GPs since it started.