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English definition of “speed dial”

speed dial

noun [U]     mainly US
a feature on a phone that makes it possible for you to call a number by pressing only one buttonTelephone equipment speed-dial     verb [I or T]
(Definition of speed dial noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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