dialer

[dahy-uh-ler, dahy-ler]
noun
1.
a person or thing that dials.
2.
an electronic device attached to a telephone to call preselected numbers automatically when activated.
Also, especially British, dialler.


Origin:
1740–50; dial + er1

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