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dial

noun

1 dial

The face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours.

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Dutch: wijzerplaat



2 dial

The control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning.

Dutch: draaischijf, kiesschijf, nummerschijf

3 dial

The circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments.

4 dial

A disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called.

synonym: telephone dial.

Polish: tarcza, tarcza numerowa

verb

1 dial

Operate a dial to select a telephone number.

2 dial

Choose by means of a dial.


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