Definition of dialling tone in English:

dialling tone

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(North American dial tone)


  • A sound produced by a telephone that indicates that a caller may start to dial.
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    • 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?

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