telephone number meaning

WTelephone number
  • A telephone number is a sequence of digits assigned to a fixed-line telephone subscriber station connected to a telephone line or to a wireless electronic telephony device, such as a radio telephone or a mobile telephone,
  • A telephone number serves as an address for switching telephone calls using a system of destination routing.
  • The use of telephone numbers, instead of subscriber names, to indicate to the telephone operator what destination line a caller wished to be connected to was developed and first used in the autumn of 1879, in Lowell, Massachusetts,
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telephone number
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    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    Meaning of telephone number for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this idiom "telephone number" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Definiteness: Level 5
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