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Land line   /lænd laɪn/   Listen
Land line

A telephone line that travels over terrestrial circuits.  Synonym: landline.

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"Land line" Quotes from Famous Books

... wires were readily committed to the bridges which spanned streams of moderate width. Where a river or inlet was unbridged, or a channel was too wide for the roadway of the engineer, the question arose, May we lay an electric wire under water? With an ordinary land line, air serves as so good a non-conductor and insulator that as a rule cheap iron may be employed for the wire instead of expensive copper. In the quest for non-conductors suitable for immersion in rivers, channels, and ...
— Little Masterpieces of Science: - Invention and Discovery • Various

Words linked to "Land line" :   line, subscriber line, landline, phone line, telephone line, telephone circuit

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