Legal Definition and Related Resources of Telephone

Meaning of Telephone

An instrument , apparatus or device for the transmission of human speech over distances greater than ordinary limits of audibility. See Telephone Cases, 126 U.S. 1, 8 S.Ct. 778, 31 L.Ed. 863. An instrument for electrically transmitting or receiving articulate speech. Richmond v Southern Bell Teleph. & Teleg. Co., 174 U.S. 761, 19 S.Ct. 778, 43 L.Ed. 1162.

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Legal English Vocabulary: Telephone in Spanish

Online translation of the English legal term telephone into Spanish: teléfono (English to Spanish translation) . More about legal dictionary from english to spanish online.

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