One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An electronic device, usually worn on one's person, that receives messages and signals the user by beeping or vibrating.
- ‘These are kids who've had access to cell phones, pagers and personal computers all their lives.’
- ‘We have the latest in wireless technology, from pagers and cell phones to palm pilot accessories, all for the busy man on the go.’
- ‘Let's concentrate on the big three of wireless convenience devices: pagers, cell phones and e-mail.’
- ‘Personally, I agree that it's rude to leave cell phones and pagers on during meetings or seminars.’
- ‘Many modern digital cellphones and pagers allow users to disable audible ringing, so they can quietly pick up calls in public places or have the phone take messages.’
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