Pager vs Phone - What's the difference?

pager | phone |


As a noun pager

is a device for receiving alpha-numeric messages.

As a verb phone is

.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

pager

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A device for receiving alpha-numeric messages
  • A computer program running in a text terminal, used to view (but not modify) the contents of a text file moving down the file one line or one screen at a time.
  • Anagrams

    * * * ----

    phone

    English

    (wikipedia phone)

    Etymology 1

    Shortening of (telephone).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A device for transmitting conversations and other sounds in real time across distances.
  • Derived terms
    * cell phone * clamshell phone * flip phone * mobile phone * phone sex * phone tag * smartphone
    See also
    *

    Verb

    (phon)
  • To call (someone) on the telephone.
  • Synonyms
    * call, ring, telephone
    Derived terms
    * phone it in * phone up

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (phonetics) A speech segment that possesses distinct physical or perceptual properties, considered as a physical event without regard to its place in the phonology of a language.