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Definition of "dialing" []

  • Present participle of dial. (verb)
  • The act by which a number is dialed. (noun)
  • The art of constructing dials; the science of measuring time by dials. (noun)
  • A method of surveying, especially in mines, in which the bearings of the courses, or the angles which they make with each other, are determined by means of the circumferentor. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "dialing" in a sentence
  • "Next thing I'm dropping is the Robaxin - dialing back to using it only when I'm in extra pain."
  • "Williams, a Buddy Ryan and Dick LeBeau disciple who believes in dialing up pressure to make the opposing quarterback uncomfortable, matched good coverage by now-healthy starting cornerbacks Jabari Greer and Tracy Porter."
  • "The challenge was actually in dialing back the language once I had poured it onto the page, making it accessible to people who aren't familiar with these expressions and colloquialisms."