Definition of pulse dialling in English:

pulse dialling

noun

  • [mass noun] A method of telephone dialling in which each digit is transmitted as a corresponding number of electronic pulses, now being superseded by tone dialling.

    • ‘The rotary dial is a device mounted on or in a telephone or switchboard that is designed to send interrupted electrical pulses, known as pulse dialling, corresponding to the number dialed.’
    • ‘In pulse dialling you can hear multiple ‘clicks’ in the earpiece when buttons are pressed on your telephone keypad.’