pound key


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pound key

n.
The pushbutton of a telephone, usually in the lower right corner on the dialing pad, that is marked with a pound sign (#).
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I remember when we simply referred to it as the pound key or number sign and it wasn't something that we used all the time.
To let one's guest in, one simply press the pound key and the gate opens to let them in and then closes behind them.
They do this without dragging them through the branches of a decision tree, which could sound something like: "If you answered yes to the previous question, press the pound key, skip questions 3 and 4, and scroll down to question 5.
Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have continued in the past week to pound key cities held by rebel fighters.
The pound key (#) on the keyboard is called an OCTOTHORPE.
The 120 acres of land at Parc Cybi, formerly Ty Mawr, near Holyhead, is intended to be used for a multi-million pound key employment site on Anglesey capable of creating and sustaining more than 1,300 jobs.
If your system allows callers to bypass your message by hitting the pound key, tell them that, especially if you have an unusually long message.
However, if you wish to leave a message, press number 2 on your touch tone phone--or press number 1 and the pound key.
The pound key should be used to denote that the user is finished with the current input and wants to go forward in the system structure.
If you have a touchtone phone and wish to speak to the computer branch, press one, followed by the pound key, now; if you wish to speak to the telecommunications branch, press two, followed by the pound key .
The system will ask for a reservation number; please enter 98843943 followed by the pound key (#).
The FTSE 250 firm has announced that it is in advanced negotiations over the renewal of a multi-million pound key deal to manufacture chocolate drinks for Cadbury Schweppes.