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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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If you are extremely concerned contact the police on 101 and they can trace the phone call.
The King received separate phone calls from Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of Bahrain, and the former King of Spain, Juan Carlos, in which they expressed, to the King and the people of Jordan, their sincere condolences for the killing of Al Kasasbeh.
Al-Naggar and Yusuf had accused Ali of defaming them through broadcasting their personal phone calls without their permission.
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Half an hour later yet another phone call asked me to increase my insurance payments for Sky television.
"In an increasingly data-rich, time-starved environment, the phone call can seem less a welcome invitation to connect than a disruptive, troublingly analog experience," he continued.
"I would receive a phone call which would come from Andy Coulson's office.
Sepialine, a provider of document accounting and control software, has received a patent in the United States for its routed phone call accounting software, the company said today.
Summary: Nigerians have been getting advice from their Government, that a phone call cannot kill you after a text message caused widespread panic.
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