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portable phone

Generally refers to a wireless phone used within the home or office (see cordless phone). However, it may refer to a cellular-based phone (see cellphone and smartphone).
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The charred remains of Isaac Nelson's portable phone charger
THIS student is hoping to turn his portable phone charging business into a gold mine.
The advantage of this device is that it comes with a Bluetooth portable phone (sold separately) to make or receive calls; send and check messages; and synchronise address book.
PANA quotes US-based solar power firm World Panel as saying Tuesday that the World Panel 500 and 1000 portable phone chargers would be unveiled for the first time at the conference, to showcase a solution for the revenue gap caused by charging difficulties, and provide branding opportunities for wireless carriers and their partners, among others.
For example, after the TCAB unit implemented the portable phone project, other units adopted the concept and spread the benefits of nurse-led quality improvement to patients and staff throughout the hospital.
After a brief investigation, the officers recovered several items they suspected were stolen, including two GPS systems, a portable phone and an iPod.
Polycarbonate resin produced from bisphenol A has been used as a material for a light guide plate, suitable, for example, for use in a portable phone, a portable game machine, or a car navigation system, because of its transparency and thermal resistance, coupled with low moisture absorption and toughness.
Indeed, I remember getting a call from Sheldon Dorenfest on a cell phone right about that time, so he must have been one of the "early adopters." Shelly was on his way downtown on I-294 while talking to me on his portable phone; the quality was pretty poor, our call was dropped several times, but we did manage to communicate.
Maybe we can't forgive the self-important jerk, who pushes in front of us at the ticket queue in the railway station, while gripping his silly portable phone, so that he can boom instructions to his personal assistant, telling everyone in the world that he is a boss.
A portable phone, an MP3 player, a camera/video camera, a personal computer with Internet capabilities, and a ball and chain that restricts our personal time.
Keep a portable phone charter in your vehicle, or invest in a crank or solar-powered one.

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