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dialer

Syllabification: di·al·er
Pronunciation: /ˈdī(ə)lər
 
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Definition of dialer in English:

noun

A device or piece of software for calling telephone numbers automatically: hackers can break in with speed dialers
More example sentences
  • Under Federal Communications Commission regulations it is illegal for telemarketers to use automated diallers to call cell phone numbers.
  • Strategies include instruction and practice in the use of date books, calendars, reminder notes, compartmentalized pill boxes, electronic cuing devices, automatic telephone dialers and the like.
  • Companies who use rogue diallers lease the telephone numbers from about 70 telecoms operators.

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