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telecom

[tel-i-kom]
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noun Informal.
  1. telecommunications.

Origin of telecom

by shortening
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  • "First, let's see what you can get on the telecom," said Docchi.

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    Floyd L. Wallace

  • We had to look through the telecom and the angle of vision was bad.

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    Floyd L. Wallace

  • He stopped at the telecom panel and methodically kicked it apart.

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    Floyd L. Wallace

  • The procession from the ship halted in front of the telecom unit.

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  • Meanwhile he flipped on the telecom and searched the rocket dome.

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British Dictionary definitions for telecom

telecom

telecoms (ˈtɛlɪˌkɒmz)

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) short for telecommunications
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Word Origin and History for telecom

n.

abbreviation of telecommunication, attested by 1963.

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