autodial

noun, often attributive au·to·di·al

Definition of autodial

  1. :  a system or feature of a system by which a device (such as a telephone or computer) automatically dials a preprogrammed telephone number

autodial

transitive verb

autodialer

noun, plural

-s

autodialing

adjective an autodialing modem

autodialing

noun autodialing automatically directs fax and voice mail calls to the right device. — Steve Monas and Richard Hooker, Shoestring Venture: The Startup Bible, 2008

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Origin and Etymology of autodial

aut- + 1dial


First Known Use: 1934


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