Definition of 'busy signal'
Example sentences containing 'busy signal'
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The phone hadn't rung for a while, and I'd just gotten another busy signal from Maria's number when I heard the hum of the elevator. MURDER IN E MINORI left Brenda hungrily buttering a roll, found a public telephone in the lobby, dialled the collect call, heard the busy signal. C B GREENFIELD - A LITTLE MADNESSAt any rate he returned home, called half an hour later and got a busy signal again. DEATH OF A NYMPH
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Translations for 'busy signal'
British English: busy signal /ˈbɪzɪ ˈsɪɡnəl/ NOUN
A busy signal is a repeated single note heard on a telephone when the number called is already in use.
- American English: busy signal
- Arabic: إشارَة إنْشِغال الـخَطّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sinal de ocupado
- Chinese: 占线信号
- Croatian: zauzet signal
- Czech: obsazovací tón
- Danish: optagetsignal
- Dutch: bezettoon
- European Spanish: señal de comunicando
- Finnish: varattu-merkkiääni
- French: tonalité occupée
- German: Besetztton
- Greek: σήμα κατειλημμένου
- Italian: segnale di occupato
- Japanese: 話し中を示す信号
- Korean: 통화 중 신호
- Norwegian: opptattsignal
- Polish: sygnał zajęty
- European Portuguese: sinal de ocupado
- Romanian: semnal ocupat
- Russian: сигнал «занято»
- Spanish: tono de ocupado
- Swedish: tuta upptaget
- Thai: เสียงสัญญาณไม่ว่าง
- Turkish: meşgul sinyali
- Ukrainian: сигнал зайнято
- Vietnamese: tín hiệu bận
Definition of busy signal from the Collins English Dictionary
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