ringing tone

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ringing tone

n
(Telecommunications) Brit a sequence of pairs of tones heard by the dialler on a telephone when the number dialled is ringing. Compare engaged tone, dialling tone
Translations

ringing tone

n (Brit) (Telec) → segnale m di libero
References in classic literature ?
Not bound to endure insults," Dolokhov concluded in loud, ringing tones.
She had heard it before when the voice of her great-grandsire, Tardos Mors, Jeddak of Helium, had risen in command; and in the voice of her grandfather, Mors Kajak, the jed; and in the ringing tones of her illustrious sire, John Carter, Warlord of Barsoom, when he addressed his warriors.
The LP RhythMix Tambourine makes ringing tones with its child-safe "captured" jingles.
According to doctors in Swansea he suffered the equivalent of hearing a bomb go off close to his ear when answering a mobile and forgetting to turn off the strident ringing tones first.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-20 June 2001-NOF offers bird song as ringing tones (C)1994-2001 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Forget flash cars, good looks and designer clothes, it seems that girls are more attracted to men whose phones have oddball ringing tones.
I had to get a new phone because my old one doesn't send picture messages and only had a choice of 12 different ringing tones, and because a friend of mine saw the old one and laughingly called it "a brick.
Pre-cut post cards will be available at retail outlets that will include perforated cut-out covers with ordering codes for matching wallpapers and ringing tones.
Additional screensavers, as well as ringing tones and game downloads, are available from the local Nokia Shop website: www.
Currently, most systems offer simple SMS-based delivery of ringing tones and logos.
Initially, the portal will contain services ranging from ringing tones and logos for mobile phones to entertainment and dating services.
The Nokia 8260 phone offers a stylish, contoured shape and incorporates Nokia's powerful, award-winning features, including: a high-resolution, illuminated display, silver finish keymat, local language support (English, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian Hebrew and Spanish), an internal antenna, side volume keys and a vibrating alert allowing for "discreet" ringing tones.