How to use Telephones in a sentence
Each of the subscribers controls a signal at A, and when either or both of the telephones are replaced, the action is indicated by the lamps there.
Telephones had broken down; the mist prevented signalling, and despatch riders do not seem to have been employed.
Telephones have an enormous extension both in the towns and between the different towns of southern Finland; the cost of the yearly subscription varies from 40 to 60 marks,' and is only Io marks in the smaller towns.
In the electrical building we examined the telephones, autophones, phonographs, and other inventions, and he made me understand how it is possible to send a message on wires that mock space and outrun time, and, like Prometheus, to draw fire from the sky.
The four telephones on a circuit are so wired that the relays 9-- P ..,, connect two of the bells between each wire and fl-- 0 7-..9 *"y earth, and further that one of each pair of bells responds to positive and the other to negative o-- pulsations.Advertisement
With a population of 58 millions there are 10.2 telephones per loon of the population in that country compared with 10 15 in Great Britain and Ireland.
For subscribers who desire the telephone for occasional use, the party-line system has been devised, whereby several telephones are connected to one line leading to the exchange.
The total number of subscribers to the Post Office provincial exchanges on the 31st of March 1907 (excluding those in Glasgow and Brighton) was 10,010, and the number of telephones rented was 12,006.
The Glasgow system included 11,103 subscribers' lines with 12,964 telephones, and the Brighton system contained 1542 subscribers lines with 1884 telephones.
The streets are lighted with electricity; and there are electric street railways and telephones in the city.Advertisement
The department of fomento is charged with the supervision of all matters relating to agriculture, stock-raising, mines, industries, commerce, statistics, immigration, public lands, posts, telegraphs and telephones.
The company's management did not give satisfaction, and the use of the telephone was consequently restricted in the metropolis, when in 1898 a Select Committee on Telephones reported that " general immediate and effective " competition by either the government or local authority was necessary to ensure efficient working.
The whole of Tunisia is covered with a network of telegraph lines (2500 m.), and there are telephones working in most of the large towns.
Although he was classed in Canada as a Liberal, his tendencies would in England have been considered strongly conservative; an individualist rather than a collectivist, he opposed the intrusion of the state into the sphere of private enterprise, and showed no sympathy with the movement for state operation of railways, telegraphs and telephones, or with any kindred proposal looking to the extension of the obligations of the central government.
In some of the older streets European shops have replaced the picturesque native cupboards; drinking dens have sprung up at many of the corners, while telephones and electric light have been introduced by private companies, and European machinery is used in many of the corn-mills, &c. The main thoroughfare leads from Bab el Marsa (Gate of the Port) to the Bab el Sok (Gate of the Market-place) known to the English as Port Catherine.Advertisement
Posts, telegraphs and telephones are exclusively under state management and form a government department.
The telephones are mainly conducted by the post office and the National Telephone Company, but the corporation of Glasgow has a municipal service.
It has street cars, electric light and telephones.
About twenty telephones are in use per thousand of population, and a system of trunk-lines between the important towns has been established since 1889.
A state Board of Railroad Commissioners (three appointed by the governor), created in 1907, became in 1910 a Board of Public Utility Commissioners with jurisdiction over all public utilities (including telephones and telegraphs); its approval is necessary for the issue of stock or bonds, but it has no power to fix rates.Advertisement
These are the post office charges, and the charges for telegraph service, including telephones.
The local authorities derive a large income from private property, and from monopolies such as water, gas, electric light, telephones and tramway service, which they carry on, and on which the same observations may be made as on the post office and telegraph services; but in addition there is a large amount of taxation.
He favoured Government ownership of armour plate plants as well as of telephones and telegraphs.
This instrument determines the functions of the ban; the control of common interests, such as railways, posts, telegraphs, telephones, commerce, industry, agriculture or forests; and the choice of delegates by the chamber, to sit in the Hungarian parliament.
A courtesy tray and telephones will be available in the lobby.Advertisement
After the plane lands, the pilot telephones the passengers at the departing airport to inform them that they have arrived.
Studying smart requires concentration so encourage your student to eliminate distractions such as telephones, television and loud music.
Then with a dark frown on her face she turned to one of the two telephones beside her and picked up the receiver.
But they are also increasingly likely to have such everyday facilities as telephones.
They all have direct-dial telephones with automatic billing, power showers, microwave ovens, dishwashers, washing machines, tumble dryers and fridge-freezers.
There were older men in black or blue turbans rushing around talking into mobile telephones.
The railways showed an increase of 351,685; registration transfer and succession, 295,560; direct taxation, 42,136 (mainly from income tax, which more than made up for the remission of the house tax in the districts of Calabria visited by the earthquake of 1906); customs and excise, 1,036,742; government monopolies, 291,027; posts, 4I,3fo; telegraphs, 23,364; telephones, 65,771.
Dr. Bell went with us himself to the electrical building, and showed us some of the historical telephones.
There were no telephones, no sixpenny telegrams, no typewriters, no dictaphones or calculating machines.
Modern technology has also increased the range of baby monitors and decreased the effects of interference from other systems, such as cordless telephones that are in the vicinity of the baby monitor.
While most individuals today carry a mobile phone, if your cell phone battery goes dead, you will be glad to know there is a backup with the availability of telephones in various parts of the outlet center.
There are three ATMs, three restrooms and two public telephones in the mall.
Don't choose a room that is next to your home office, where there's noise from computers, printers, telephones, and fax machines.
Players also have the option of downloading games to their computer or mobile telephones.
From soft gel seat cushions and sound amplifying telephones to soft snugly throws and large print playing cards, there are all sorts of gift ideas for senior citizens.
From TV remote controls with large buttons and alarm clocks that talk to special bags that attach to walkers and amplified telephones, choosing the perfect gift for the elderly is easy when you know where to look.
These informational maps also include basic markings for park services such as restrooms, first aid stations, ATMs, telephones, lockers, entrance gates, and designated smoking areas.
GoPhone offers an array of cellular telephones and is available online or at many brick and mortar retailers such as Walmart.
These handsets are so much more than just telephones.
Just as there is an American system in place, Canadians can sign up for the National Do Not Call List to block telemarketers from calling their cell phones and landline telephones.
Are they fundamentally different from landline telephones or do they still use the same kind of technology?
Landline telephones might not work either.
In addition, cold viruses can be spread through inanimate objects (door knobs, telephones, toys) that become contaminated with the virus.
Find lodging for as low as $55 a night at this 76-room Nob Hill establishment, which offers color televisions, private baths and dial-out telephones in all rooms.
Make sure your telephones haven't been jostled from their receivers.
For example, the hotel's 591 guest rooms and suites now feature pillow-top mattresses, feather pillows and Frette linens along with 37" flat panel televisions, ihomes with alarm clock and cordless telephones.
There are many fashion accessories for Barbie, including evening dresses, a full range of clothing, tiny little hangers for the clothes, telephones, hair brushes, handbags and shoes.
These toys feature cute faces and voices on things such as telephones, picnic baskets and cooking pots to teach your child about colors, counting and shapes.
Choose a room that can be isolated from household or outdoor noise, including traffic and telephones.
Rooms are well equipped with telephones in both the living and sleeping quarters.
Each room offers a 27-inch television, a marble bath with a soaking tub and a separate shower, views of Sixth Avenue, an in-room safe, luxurious bedding, plush Ritz Carlton robes, DVD players, and cordless telephones.
All rooms offer plush towels, twice-daily housekeeping service, a mini-refrigerator, down pillows, in-room safes, multi-line telephones, Internet access, and CD players.
The tempo is relaxed at the Kona Village and rooms do not have telephones or television sets.
French designer Philippe Starck is known for his extraordinary designs for ordinary household items like lamps, door handles and telephones.
Many people have telephones close to a computer and a simple press of the stop watch button will start the clock so the call can be timed.
Examples include toy telephones, radios, and cameras.
Ford's answer was to drop the price of his Model-T, and this move made cars more abundant than telephones and even bathtubs.
Many cellular telephones come equipped with GPS.
Back in the late 1800s, before the advent of computers or telephones, those who aspired to status, wealth and success had a clear understanding of the value of the social network.
Finally we spotted a large chain store and upon entering, detected a bank of telephones near the rest rooms.
Bills were paid, telephones answered and smiles smiled where called for.
Hunter' desk was on the second floor, tightly squeezed between two others where uniformed offices sat with telephones pressed to their ears.
In the 'seventies all the facilities of a modern city - gas, street-cars, water-works, telephones - were introduced.
The other ministries with the largest outgoings were the ministry of war (the expenditure of which rose from 254 millions in 1895 to over 30 millions in 1995), the ministry of marine (103/4 millions in 1895, over 123/4 millionsin 1905), the ministry of public works (with an expenditure in 1905 of over 20 millions, 10 millions of which was assigned to posts, telegraphs and telephones) and the ministry of public instruction, fine arts and public worship, the expenditure on education having risen from 73/4 millions in 1895 to 93/4 millions in 1905.
To obviate the inconvenience of placing the telephone to the mouth and the ear alternately, two telephones were commonly used at each end, joined either parallel to each other or in series.
The Postmaster-General (Mr Fawcett) declared that he would issue no more licences unless the licensees agreed to sell telephones to the Post Office.
Apart from France, Germany and Switzerland, there was no European country that had as many telephones working as London.
That city, with a population of 6 millions, had nearly as many telephones as the whole of Sweden with about the same population, or as the whole of France, with a population of 39 millions.
Telephones, when they first appeared, were called "talking telegraphs."
Then when telephones became untethered, they were "wireless telephones."