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pulse dialing

noun
1.
a system of calling telephone numbers wherein electrical pulses corresponding to the digits in the number called are generated by manipulating a rotary dial or push buttons (contrasted with tone dialing).
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Contemporary definitions for pulse dialing
noun

an older mode of telephone dialing with each digit transmitted via electrical pulse; also written pulse dialling

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