|1.||[ verb ] operate a dial to select a telephone number|
"You must take the receiver off the hook before you dial"
|Related terms:||operate telephone|
|2.||[ noun ] the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours|
|Related terms:||face timepiece|
|3.||[ noun ] the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning|
|4.||[ verb ] choose by means of a dial|
"dial a telephone number"
|5.||[ noun ] the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments|
|6.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3088|
|7.||[ noun ] (electricity) a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called|
|Related terms:||selector dial_telephone finger_hole|