automatic switchboard

automatic switchboard

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′swich‚bȯrd]
(communications)
Telephone switchboard in which the connections are made by using remotely controlled switches.
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On first hearing No One Listen is a song for anyone who ever got trapped in the automatic switchboard of faceless bureaucracy.
Post moved the central office into a larger space, where a 100-line automatic switchboard was installed.
Dee Valley Water, which supplies 250,000 people, adjusted its automatic switchboard with a safety message to reassure callers yesterday.
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