Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dial.

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Examples

  • What's more, the captive portal screen (where all this is explained) lists all the places you can buy a scratch-off card in a downloadable, enormous PDF file, rather than on a web-page, and has a tech-support 800 number that can't be dialled from the payphones in the airport (which disallow toll-free calls).

    Boing Boing: June 29, 2003 - July 5, 2003 Archives

  • It's simple: International calls dialled on a Truphone Anywhere enabled handset are connected as local calls to the Truphone network, then routed to their destinations at Truphone's low rates.

    Truphone Adds 11 New Nokia Devices To Its Portfolio

  • International calls dialled on a Truphone Anywhere enabled handset are connected as local calls to the Truphone network, then routed to their destinations at Truphone's low rates.

    News From Symbian Smart Phones World...

  • It doesn't matter their age or gender at this point - everyone is kind of dialled in to games.

    IGN PC

  • She grabbed the phone and dialled the front desk, demanding to know where the package had come from.

    The Priest

  • He dialled the number, got put through to her voicemail, and left a message.

    The Priest

  • She dialled her home number, made the call to Aidan, and by the time she put down the phone again, felt as if her soul had shrunk by yet another small but significant percentage.

    The Priest

  • I ‘dialled up’ the internet though I had no idea what that actually meant.

    RIP Sub-editing: Does email have a hyphen and does anyone care? – pt 3 « Subs' Standards

  • He has been instrumental in marrying the two cultures together in the aftermath of the credit crunch and has had a front row seat as global financial institutions have dialled down their risk profiles and regulators have struggled to gain a handle on their charges.

    In the Hot Seat

  • I crossed over, joined the end of the queue, with Buddhist detachment registered the thudding succulence of the three underdressed girls in front of me, and dialled Harley on the secure mobile.

    'The Last Werewolf'

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