Definitions for "Cordless Phone"
A telephone that has a 'base station' and a separate handset. The base station is connected to the telephone line and also to a standard mains socket. The handset has rechargeable batteries and its own radio transmitter, allowing it to communicate wirelessly with the base station.
a model of telephone which replaces the coiled wire between the handset and base unit with wireless radio technology
a telephone where the two parts are separate and not joined by a curly cord like some telephones are
a good example of a device that commonly can overcharge the battery