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dialling tone

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   UK (US dial tone)
a continuous sound that tells you that a phone is connected to the phone system and is ready to be used
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in Chinese (Traditional) (電話)撥號音…
in Chinese (Simplified) (电话)拨号音…
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