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(Telecommunications) of or relating to a telephone dialling system in which each of the buttons pressed generates a tone of a different pitch, which is transmitted to the exchange
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a telephone dialing system using push buttons to generate ten tones of different pitch, each tone corresponding to a digit of a telephone number.
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