intercom

Definitions

General English

Construction

  • A general term for an internal communication system, such as one employing telephones, or microphones and loudspeakers that function without a central switchboard.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a device with a microphone and loudspeaker which can be used to speak to somebody in another room

Military

  • noun an internal telecommunication system within an aircraft, ship or vehicle allowing crew members to speak to each other
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