touch-tone

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EtymologyEdit

From the trade name Touch-Tone, 1960.

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AdjectiveEdit

touch-tone

  1. Relating to a type of telephone with buttons, each of which produces a tone which corresponds to the relevant digit.

NounEdit

touch-tone (plural touch-tones)

  1. A telephone with buttons that produce tones, one for each digit.
    a teleconference service for touch-tones only
  2. A tone produced by such a telephone.
    software to decode touch-tones

See alsoEdit

Last modified on 5 March 2013, at 15:09