A sound that a telephone produces indicating that a caller may start to dial.
More example sentences
- He listened and heard the familiar and comforting monotone sound of the dial tone.
- There was a click; the dial tone a moment later indicating that Miri considered the conversation over.
- Is the dial tone of the telephone something that you take for granted?
More definitions of dial toneDefinition of dial tone in:
- The British & World English dictionary