dialling tone

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dialling tone

or

dial tone

n
(Telecommunications) a continuous sound, either purring or high-pitched, heard over a telephone indicating that a number can be dialled. Compare ringing tone, engaged tone
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Translations
oznamovací tón
klartone
valintaääni
signal
発信音
발신음
rington
เสียงหมุนโทรศัพท์
tông điện thoại

dialling tone

[ˈdaɪlɪŋˌtəʊn] dial tone (Am) n (Telec) → segnale m di libero
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dialling tone

نَغْمَةُ الِاتِصَال oznamovací tón klartone Wählton τόνος κλήσης tono de marcar valintaääni tonalité signal segnale di linea libera 発信音 발신음 kiestoon summetone sygnał wybierania sinal de marcação, tom de discagem длинный телефонный гудок rington เสียงหมุนโทรศัพท์ telefon sinyali tông điện thoại 拨号音
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
References in periodicals archive ?
No more headsets and dialling tones for Stacey - these days, she's usually out on the plant working with the coal and wood boilers as well as running essential safety checks on the site equipment.
A BT spokesman said the third gateway had continued to receive calls but had been swamped by the numbers received, with many callers getting engaged or unobtainable dialling tones.