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Meaning of “dial” - Learner’s Dictionary

dial

noun [C]     /daɪəl/
TIME/MEASUREMENT
the round part of a clock, watch, or machine that shows you the time or other measurementWeighing, measuring and counting devices
BUTTON
a round part on a piece of equipment such as a television or radio that you turn to operate it, make it louder, etcMachine parts
TELEPHONE
the ring of holes with numbers that you turn on the front of an old telephoneCommunicating by telephone
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