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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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To access the archived conference call by telephone, dial 1-855-859-2056 or 416-849-0833 and enter the pass code 7754105 followed by the pound key. The telephone replay will be available until Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at midnight.
The pound key indicates a significant difference between the two groups (##p < 0.01, ###p < 0.001).
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.
"Please enter your 16 digit code, followed by the pound key" It's bad to text and drive, but this is technically not texting, right?
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.