Definitions for "Autodial"
Keywords:  modem, atdt, atdp, dialling, dial
communications: The ability of a modem to dial any number you tell it without using a phone device to dial. AKA direct-dial; not available on acoustic couplers.
When a modem dials a telephone number automatically. Autodial may be started by the user entering the number manually, or the number may be sent automatically by the communications program (for example after having been selected from a phone register).
(Automatic Dialing) Capability of a terminal, modem, computer or similar device to place a call over the switched telephone network and establish a connection without operator intervention; also known as auto call.