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Definitions of dial:
  • noun:   the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  • noun:   a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called
  • noun:   the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments
  • noun:   the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning
  • verb:   choose by means of a dial
    Example: "Dial a telephone number"
  • verb:   operate a dial to select a telephone number
    Example: "You must take the receiver off the hook before you dial"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 25000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #3088)

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