Definition of DIAL

noun : DIAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours ;

  • 2. (

    ) the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning ;

  • 3. (

    ) the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments ;

verb : DIAL

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) choose by means of a dial; "dial a telephone number" ;


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