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dialer

[dahy-uh-ler, dahy-ler] /ˈdaɪ ə lər, ˈdaɪ lər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that dials.
2.
an electronic device attached to a telephone to call preselected numbers automatically when activated.
Also, especially British, dialler.
Origin of dialer
1740-1750
First recorded in 1740-50; dial + -er1
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