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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.

Straight

Describing a phone that connects directly to one and only one other phone. One need not dial any number between straight phones.
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The straightforwardly named 3D-TV uses active shutter tech to make its pictures pop out and there's also a matching Blu-ray player on the way.
Currie coaches men how to express their romantic and/or sexual desires, interests and intentions to women in a manner that is more highly self-assured, upfront and straightforwardly honest.
Her full title was announced as Baroness Newlove of Warrington in the county of Cheshire, but she will be known more straightforwardly as Baroness or Lady Newlove.
Complex ideas are explained straightforwardly while being sensitive to the reader's own personal and religious beliefs.
Things started straightforwardly enough with a chocolate mousse.
88) is a fruity French blend of peachy viognier with straightforwardly grapey muscat, delivering a wine of considerable character for under a fiver.
Cask, or even premium cask, is what the industry likes to call the iconoclastic container, which is more straightforwardly described as bag-in-box.
You've Changed" also signals a shift in consciousness, in both the kind of straightforwardly jubilant vocal house kids are willing to get wikkid to on the dance floor and in Flax's ever-fluid style as a producer, DJ, songwriter and vocalist.
He added: "Putting Russell Brand and Jonathan Ross in the same studio, you could have predicted quite straightforwardly was going to be risky.
I have always said, and will say, that he was the greatest footballer I have ever come across, but I would just like him to have said it straightforwardly, that the act was wrong.
He was transferred to Halifax where he will continue being cared for and in doing so, helped lead the way for all those future babies who arrive less straightforwardly and need the expertise now based not in Huddersfield but Halifax.
He took particular pains over my character and teaching me to think straightforwardly.