Example sentences for: dialed

How can you use “dialed” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But when we take time to explore the vagaries of English, we find that hot dogs can be cold, darkrooms can be lit, nightmares can take place in broad daylight, midwives can be men, hours--especially happy hours and rush hours--can last longer than sixty minutes, ice cubes can be noncubic, tablecloths can be made of paper, silverware can be made of plastic, most telephones are dialed by being punched (or pushed?)

  • At 9:55:11 Jarrah dialed in the VHF Omni-directional Range (VOR) frequency for the VOR navigational aid at Washington Reagan National Airport, further indicating that the attack was planned for the nation's capital.

  • When you go online to check out a Web page, you may spend 10 minutes reading the page (and 10 minutes dialed into your ISP).

  • The most widely used method is random-digit dialing, in which the first six digits of a telephone number are selected to allow for every region to be well represented, while the remaining four digits are dialed at random.

  • There must have been confusion--perhaps it persists--about the alphabetic O [oh] and the numerical 0 [zero], for the telephone companies often made a special point of emphasizing which was meant: I assume that they have statistics on the number of wrong numbers dialed when one was substituted for the other.

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