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