Touch tone

Touch tone,

Definition of Touch tone:

  1. (of a telephone) having push buttons and generating tones to dial rather than pulses.

  2. Generic term for push-button telephone that uses dual tone multi frequency (DTMF) signaling instead of the older pulse dialing.

  3. A touch-tone telephone.

How to use Touch tone in a sentence?

  1. Back in the 1940s, when the area code system was designed, there was no such thing as a touch-tone phone - all telephones operated via rotary dialing pulse operation.

Meaning of Touch tone & Touch tone Definition