Dialling
Dial Di"al, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dialed}or {Dialled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dialing} or {Dialling}.] 1. To measure with a dial. [1913 Webster]

Hours of that true time which is dialed in heaven. --Talfourd. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mining) To survey with a dial. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]


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  • Dialling — or dialing usually means to make a telephone call by operating its rotary dial. Etymology The word, dial, comes from the Latin dialis = daily , because a sundial throws a shadow related to the time of day. It was also used to describe the gear in …   Wikipedia

  • dialling — UK US UK (US dialing) /ˈdaɪəlɪŋ/ noun [U] ► the action of making a phone call, for example by pressing a series of buttons: »My phone has a voice dialing function. → See also DIRECT DIALLING(Cf. ↑direct dialling) …   Financial and business terms

  • dialling — Dialing Di al*ing, n. 1. The art of constructing dials; the science which treats of measuring time by dials. [Written also {dialling}.] [1913 Webster] 2. A method of surveying, especially in mines, in which the bearings of the courses, or the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dialling — noun Dialling is used before these nouns: ↑code, ↑tone …   Collocations dictionary

  • dialling — [ daɪəlɪŋ] direct dialling …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dialling — numerio rinkimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. dialling vok. Wahlvorgang, m; Wählen, n rus. набор номера, m pranc. numérotation, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • dialling — n. act of turning a dial or pressing buttons to make a telephone connection di·al || daɪəl n. rotatable disk on a telephone; face upon which measurements are registered through the use of a pointer (as on a watch, meter, etc.) v. place a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dialling — /ˈdaɪəlɪŋ/ (say duyuhling), /ˈdaɪlɪŋ/ (say duyling) noun 1. the art of constructing sundials. 2. the measurement of time by means of dials. 3. surveying by means of a dial. Also, US, dialing …   Australian English dictionary

  • dialling — noun see dialing …   Useful english dictionary

  • dialling code — noun A group of numbers dialled to obtain the desired exchange in an automatic dialling system • • • Main Entry: ↑dial * * * dialling code UK [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkəʊd] US [ˈdaɪəlɪŋ ˌkoʊd] noun [countable] [singular dialling code …   Useful english dictionary

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