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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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The British phone books, 1880-1984 contain more than 280 million names numbers and addresses, including four million from Wales.
Moorman also likes the fact that Directory Dividends offers regional exclusivity, meaning no other paper in the eight-country area can send offers inside Ameritech phone books.
The Phone Book is delivered to about 27m residential and business addresses every year and has 170 editions.
"The Phone Book required delivery to every household in each book's area and we had the capability and expertise to reach as near to 100%coverage as possible."
Despite the deregulation of directory enquiries services and wider internet access, a BT spokesman said the Phone Book was "certainly not experiencing any slowdown in use" - helped by the launch of the online version of The Phone Book last year.
Mr Elliot, owner of Elliot's Car Accessories in Gulson Road, Lower Stoke, Coventry, was shocked to discover the mix-up when the 2004 phone book arrived through his door.
He was initially allotted just enough time to tear apart one phone book until he ripped through five back-stage for Leno in 20 seconds.
Wade worked for five years for Nynex Yellow Pages when she saw an opportunity to develop her own phone book "and do it better and more efficiently," she said.
If you decide to exit from the 11 Million Businesses Phone Book disc, restart the program later and search for the same company information, you will be charged another "unit" if you decide to view the same record in full-text again.
Make some notes with your questions and concerns; then consult these areas in your phone book:
In 40 years, computers have shrunk from the size of a room to that of a phone book. This miniaturization has been made possible by ever tinier components and ever more precise manufacturing technologies.
Lee Wenz, the Tribune's alternate delivery manager, Carol Green, manager of Newsday's alternate delivery company, and Doug Davis, the Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal circulation director who managed delivery of the paper's phone book.