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 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Terms

This list of telecommunications objects shows the preferred and non-preferred terms in the thesaurus under the category 'telephones by method of connection'

Plural: automatic exchange telephones
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: telephone instrument
Scope Notes: A telephone having an automatic signalling facility, typically employing a dial or keypad.
Plural: cordless telephones
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: telephone instrument
Plural: internet telephones
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: telephone instrument
Plural: manual exchange telephones
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: telephone instrument
Plural: mobile telephones
Top Term: terminal apparatus
Broader Term: telephone instrument
Use For: mobile phone  


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