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synonyms for switchboard

  • command post
  • focal point
  • headquarters
  • hotbed
  • heart
  • HQ
  • control center
  • core
  • epicenter
  • esoteric reality
  • focus
  • ganglion
  • hub
  • inner reality
  • intrinsic reality
  • vital center
  • vital principle
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How to use switchboard in a sentence

The equipment filled much of a car’s trunk, and subscribers made calls by picking up the handset and speaking to a switchboard operator.
THE FIRST MOBILE PHONE CALL WAS 75 YEARS AGO—HOW TECHNOLOGIES GO FROM BREAKTHROUGH TO BIG TIMEDANIEL BLISSJULY 22, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
These women seemed like decent working folk — clerks and switchboard operators — yet they were spending their evenings out alone with men, who would buy them drinks and dinners.
WHEN DATING COULD GET YOU HANDCUFFED … AND NOT IN THE FUN WAYNICK FOURIEZOSMARCH 25, 2021OZY
Hundreds of calls jammed the switchboard at the hospital where she works, many hinting at physical violence against her, and accusing her of working for Big Pharma.
THE VACCINE CHAMPIONS IN FRANCE DEFYING DEATH THREATS TO CONVERT ANTI-VAXXERSVIVIENNE WALTFEBRUARY 17, 2021TIME
Coy signed up 21 subscribers to his switchboard service in his first year.
FROM ENCYCLOPEDIAS TO TELEPHONE BOOKS, HOW ALPHABETIZATION TOOK OVER THE MODERN WORLDJUDITH FLANDERSOCTOBER 28, 2020TIME
These switchboards housed a series of jacks, one per subscriber.
FROM ENCYCLOPEDIAS TO TELEPHONE BOOKS, HOW ALPHABETIZATION TOOK OVER THE MODERN WORLDJUDITH FLANDERSOCTOBER 28, 2020TIME
Within a few years, Coy was employing four operators to connect two hundred subscribers across several switchboards, and his much-expanded list now appeared in alphabetical order.
FROM ENCYCLOPEDIAS TO TELEPHONE BOOKS, HOW ALPHABETIZATION TOOK OVER THE MODERN WORLDJUDITH FLANDERSOCTOBER 28, 2020TIME
There was a small thing which looked like the switchboard of a telegraph office.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
The great window of the pilot room disclosed the pilot seats and the great switchboard to one side.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
As his watch told him that Tom must be nearing the bottom he seated himself by the switchboard, headphones clamped over his ears.
TOM SWIFT AND HIS GIANT TELESCOPEVICTOR APPLETON
The huge cables that brought the electric current to the switchboard lay molten on the floor.
THE WHISPERING SPHERESRUSSELL ROBERT WINTERBOTHAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SWITCHBOARD

  • HQ
  • command post
  • control center
  • core
  • epicenter
  • esoteric reality
  • focal point
  • focus
  • ganglion
  • headquarters
  • heart
  • hotbed
  • hub
  • inner reality
  • intrinsic reality
  • switchboard
  • vital center
  • vital principle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.