intercom intercom  /ˈɪn tər ˌkɑm/


  • (n) a communication system linking different rooms within a building or ship etc


  1. A voice over the intercom, harsh and loud.
  2. The driver's voice came over the intercom.
  3. The intercom in the building announced stay where you are.


  1. Riders Report Metro Intercom Issue, Fight in Woodley Park

    Accounts differ on whether or not the emergency intercom system was working last night when a fight broke out on a Red Line train. [ more › ]
    on June 18, 2013     Source: DCist

  2. UPDATE: Metro Probe Into Reported Train Call System Problem

    Two men were involved in some sort of fight  onboard an outbound Red Line train as it approached Woodley Park station from Dupont Circle. The train operator learned of the incident through the intercom.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

  3. Telcom & Data Introduces Bogen School Intercom Paging Systems for Schools Looking to Upgrade their out of Date Systems

    Avoid the trouble of having to fix or replace an intercom paging system during the school year. A system from Bogen can accommodate schools of any size. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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  1. "As it happened in real time, we were talking on the intercom and said: 'Wow that was definitely a situation where he has to give the place back,'" said Symonds. "I guess we weren't that surprised when the stewards were found to be...
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Pat Symonds Source:

  2. "In the race they tapped into his radio intercom and you would think, and other people who he's raced for have told me the same thing, that when you talk to Graham when he's driving a race car it sounds like he's sitting on the couch next to...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Bobby Rahal Source: Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

  3. Eastwood told Britain's Esquire magazine: "Those things aren't designed to carry humans and the intercom didn't work. I nearly fell out. I was a mile up and holding on for dear life."
    on Dec 17, 2006 By: Clint Eastwood Source:

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