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stutter tone

Syllabification: stut·ter tone

Definition of stutter tone in English:

noun

A dial tone interrupted by several short gaps, indicating the arrival of new voicemail messages to the user.
Example sentences
  • The User hears a stutter tone when he/she goes off hook and there is a message waiting.
  • I have no voice mail indicator light on my phone or any stutter tones when voice mail is left for me.
  • However, if you attempt to use a modem and the stutter tone is in effect, you will not be able to dial out.

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