telephone receiver

noun
a device, as in a telephone, that converts changes in an electric current into sound.

Origin:
1905–10

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Example sentences
She removes a telephone receiver and pushes a button to call for help.
So he comes into the kitchen, wiping his greasy hands on the rag before picking
  up the telephone receiver.
The telephone receiver was left off the hook so, that she avoided annoyance
  from that source.
Here one sees the dancer in her bath tub, reaching nonchalantly for the
  convenient telephone receiver.
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