Sentence Examples

  • Thousands and thousands of women were switchboard operators before direct dial phones were in use.
  • Punga, "On Direct Reading Measuring Instruments for Switchboard Use," Journ.
  • She must have cleared my call with the switchboard as I was put through directly, absent any underlings.
  • The newscast gave no details of the shooting and a call to the hospital netted nothing but a tired sounding know-nothing switchboard operator.
  • In these circumstances, when, as frequently will be the case, the person calling desires to be put in communication with a subscriber who belongs to another section, connexions must be established in the office between the two sections; this necessitates additional switchboard arrangements, and also increases the time required to put subscribers in communication with one another.

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