- an intercommunication system using telephones to connect offices, stations, etc., as in a building or ship; intercom.
- a telephone used in such a system.
Origin of interphone
First recorded in 1940–45; formerly trademark
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Examples from the Web for interphone
That was the Interphone study, which happened to have been organized by the IARC.Are Cellphones Really a Cancer Risk?
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His interphone light flickered, and he touched the switch absently.
Marlowe slapped his interphone switch as soon as the alien was gone.
His meditation was interrupted by the buzzing of the interphone.The Great Gray Plague
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The Red Dog interphone system might or might not be on the same band they used.
He checked his interphone to make sure it was working and called again.
- a telephone system for linking different rooms within a building, ship, etc
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