Definition of tone dialing in English:

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tone dialing


A method of telephone dialing in which each digit is transmitted as a different tone. Compare with pulse dialing.
Example sentences
  • To set it up correctly for tone dialling you have to remove the front cover on the control panel.
  • If you can use tone dialling, the amount of time it takes to dial can be changed using the S11 register.
  • It is possible to include both pulse and tone dialling within the same dial string.

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Syllabification: tone dialing

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