1. present participle of dial#English|dial

dialing (plural dialings)

  1. The act by which a number is dialed.
  2. (archaic) The art of constructing dials; the science of measuring time by dials.
  3. 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; the use of a miner's dial.

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