Definition of intercom noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɪntəkɒm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntərkɑːm//
Communication devices, Parts of a plane
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a system of communication by telephone or radio inside an office, plane, etc.; the device you press or switch on to start using this system to announce something over the intercom They called him on the intercom. Mr Jack’s arrival was announced over the intercom. See related entries: Communication devices, Parts of a plane Word OriginSecond World War: abbreviation of intercommunication.
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