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car phone

noun
1.
a cell phone intended for use in a car.
Origin of car phone
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50
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  • Rocca caught the idea from my expression and grabbed the car phone.

    The Misplaced Battleship Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
British Dictionary definitions for car phone

car phone

noun
1.
a telephone that operates by cellular radio for use in a car
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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