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dial in (or into)

Definition of dial in or into in English:

Access a computer system or service remotely via a telephone line: there’s no need to dial in to see if you have mail remote workers or travelling employees can dial into the data network
More example sentences
  • We dialled into the Internet and went to AltaVista.
  • She found the password written on the first page of her phone book and dialed into the voice mail system.
  • Curious, I dialed into voicemail and played back the message.
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