telephone exchange

  1. a telecommunications facility to which subscribers' telephones connect, that switches calls among subscribers or to other exchanges for further routing.

Words Nearby telephone exchange Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use telephone exchange in a sentence

  • The telephone exchange is in the centre of the city, in Von Brandis Square.

  • For example, the operation of a telephone exchange demands a person of quick and steady reaction.

    The Science of Human Nature | William Henry Pyle
  • Fergusson remained for a full hour and a half at the telephone exchange, anxiously awaiting any further corroboration.

    The Invasion | William Le Queux
  • There were two theatres in the quarter, a number of rich joss houses, three newspapers and a Chinese telephone exchange.

    The City That Was | Will Irwin
  • There is probably no other part of an American city's equipment that is as sensitive and efficient as a telephone exchange.

    The History of the Telephone | Herbert N. Casson