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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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Screenwriter Larry Cohen, who wrote Phone Booth three years ago, says he would not mind if the studio delayed release of the film.
ON HOLD: Critics claim Phone Booth is far too realistic
When Carrey pulled out of Phone Booth, Schumacher immediately called up the young Irishman to play the lead alongside Goodfellas star Ray Liotta.
It's important to remember that, even at its most nail-biting highs, Phone Booth is a very funny movie.
Phone Booth is due to be released in Ireland in March.
Plantronics Virtual Phone Booth headset is compatible with both PCs and Macs (USB version only) and will be available in both analog ($89.
Men want to have a pint with him, women want to lock him up in the bedroom, and thanks to Twentieth Century Fox as of today we can rent or buy Phone Booth on DVD.
In the first of this month's fantastic Entertainment Mail competitions, we mark the release of Colin Farrell's brilliantly tense Phone Booth on DVD by giving away copies of the hit flick - as well as a sexy silver JVC DVD player for the first prize winner
Moviegoers have also seen Orlandi's costumes in Apollo 13, Meet the Parents, and the recently released Phone Booth.
It is doubtful that such phone booth upgrades will occur on a grand scale in the United States, especially in rural areas where many small telecom operators either already have pulled out of the phone booth business, or simply keep the unprofitable phones up and running as a public service to their communities.
He does the disembodied voice of a largely unseen sniper who traps a smug publicist (Colin Farrell) in a public phone booth.