Intercom



[in-ter-kom] /ˈɪn tərˌkɒm/

noun, Informal.
1.
an intercommunication system.
2.
a microphone or receiver of an intercommunication system.
/ˈɪntəˌkɒm/
noun
1.
(informal) an internal telephone system for communicating within a building, an aircraft, etc
n.

1940, colloquial shortening of intercommunication (mid-15c., “discussion, conference;” see inter- + communication), which is attested from 1911 in reference to systems of linked telephones.

noun

An intercommunication system: Marc yelled into the intercom (1940s+)
language
The assembly language for the G-15.
Versions: INTERCOM 101, INTERCOM 1000.
[Listed in CACM 2(5):16, May 1959].
(1997-07-23)

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