answering machine


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an electronic device that answers the telephone and records messages

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A Moniaive resident said: "Apparently a garbled message was left on the answering machine and it was sufficiently disturbing enough to call out the police.
Turning on his answering machine, all he hears are strange creaks and whispers.
The technology is also meant to screen out answering machines.
Answering Machine Detection support has been added to the LumenVox Tuner
"The way that woman lambasted you was uncalled for," she thundered into the answering machine.
However, the technology sometimes mistook someone answering the phone for an answering machine and cut off the call without the person hearing anything.
However, the machine sometimes mistook someone answering the phone for an answering machine and cut off the call without the person hearing anything.
I left all the details on an answering machine. A week or so later I called to ensure that the cancellation had been received and it hadn't.
Summary: Cassette tapes containing erotic messages left by Madonna on a former boyfriend's answering machine are on sale.
The 40-year-old star also confessed that she pines for the old fashioned approach to romance, insisting she loves listening back to answering machine messages left by her ex-lovers.
Thank you very much.'' Last autumn the two presenters left a series of lewd messages on the Fawlty Towers actor's answering machine while recording Brand's Radio 2 show..
The 33-year-old quit his Radio 2 show in October after he and Jonathan Ross left a series of lewd messages on the actor Andrew Sachs' answering machine. Two senior Radio 2 executives also resigned, while Ross was suspended without pay for 12 weeks.
Summary: Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices (SHC) is following up on the success of its Gigaset ECO DECT with the launch of Gigaset C380 as well as the C385 which comes with an integrated answering machine. The two feature-rich phones are ideal for demanding users.
Controls are straightforward but the flat buttons on the handsets and answering machine felt unresponsive.