touch–tone

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adjective \ˈtəch-ˈtōn, -ˌtōn\

Definition of touch–tone

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a telephone having push buttons that produce tones corresponding to numbers

Origin and Etymology of touch–tone

from Touch-Tone, a trademark


First Known Use: 1962


TOUCH–TONE Defined for English Language Learners

touch-tone

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adjective

Definition of touch–tone for English Language Learners

  • : having numbered buttons that produce different sounds when they are pushed


TOUCH–TONE Defined for Kids

touch–tone

play
adjective \ˈtəch-ˈtōn\

Definition of touch–tone for Students

  1. :  relating to or being a telephone with push buttons that produce tones corresponding to the numbers

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