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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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Gulf News could not find a single phone booth occupied over a days-long random search in Dubai recently.
Phone Booth has the same air of claustrophobic nastiness and clever satire.
It's important to remember that, even at its most nail-biting highs, Phone Booth is a very funny movie.
color) Colin Farrell plays a man trapped in a phone booth by a sniper.
Jim Carrey was due to play the lead in Phone Booth, Edward Norton withdrew from Hart's War while Matt Damon was forced to turn down the role in Minority Report.
Phone Booth is due to be released in Ireland in March.
Phone Booth was heavily panned last month in a review by the Hollywood film trade paper Daily Variety.
Did you think of Clark Kent jumping into the nearest phone booth to transform into the Man of Steel?
CES attendees will also be able to make free calls using callEverywhere and SoftPhone in the callEverywhere Phone Booth in the South Hall at Booths #36166 and #26359.
She also thanked her longtime manager, whom she said she had met when she was 19 and ``his office was a phone booth on 53rd Street.
While a user's mobile phone might be hopelessly searching for a network in an underground mass transit station, for example, the telephone in the nearest phone booth is always ready to serve.