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English definition of “pulse dialling”

pulse dialling

noun [U]
 
 
( also US pulse dialing) COMMUNICATIONS
a system that is used to make a connection with the telephone line by interrupting a continuous signal. In many parts of the world pulse dialling has been replaced by tone dialling: Modern equipment will allow switching between pulse and tone dialling modes.
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(Definition of pulse dialling from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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