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Dictionary definition for: Dial

1. (n) the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours

2. (v) operate a dial to select a telephone number; "You must take the receiver off the hook before you dial"

3. (n) the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning

4. (v) choose by means of a dial; "dial a telephone number"

5. (n) the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments

6. (n) a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called

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