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1 dial /ˈdajəl/ noun
plural dials
1 dial
/ˈdajəl/
noun
plural dials
Learner's definition of DIAL
[count]
: the part of a clock or watch that has the numbers on it see also sundial
: the part of a piece of equipment that shows the measurement of something with a moving piece (such as a needle) that points to a number
: a round part on a piece of equipment that you turn to operate something: such as
: a round control on a radio or television that you use to select a station or channel or to make the volume louder or quieter
: a round part of some telephones that you move to select numbers
2 dial /ˈdajəl/ verb
dials US dialed or British dialled US dialing or British dialling
2 dial
/ˈdajəl/
verb
dials US dialed or British dialled US dialing or British dialling
Learner's definition of DIAL
[+ object]
: to select (a series of numbers) on a telephone by turning a dial or pushing buttons
: to make a telephone call to (a person, business, etc.)
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