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ˈdaɪ əl, daɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dial(noun)

    the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours

    telephone dial

  2. dial(noun)

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

    telephone dial

  3. dial(noun)

    the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments

    telephone dial

  4. dial, telephone dial(verb)

    a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called

    telephone dial

  5. dial(verb)

    operate a dial to select a telephone number

    "You must take the receiver off the hook before you dial"

  6. dial(verb)

    choose by means of a dial

    "dial a telephone number"

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  1. dial(n.)


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  1. Wes Shannon:

    I didn't go into her rationale. I don't even know if she's Democrat or Republican. I don't ask. I was like, all right great, let's dial it back.

  2. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    When in trouble dial 911; pray.

  3. Michael Kitces:

    It's not too late for young people to dial down their exposure to a level they can tolerate, make a change when things are down 10 percent instead of 40 percent. Things can get worse, and then you'll make really non-rational, emotional decisions.

  4. Mark Dubowitz:

    I would expect we would see more, the conventional wisdom out there that we've pretty much exhausted all the sanctions we can impose on Iran is completely false. There are many, many more things that can be done and there are many more actions in Treasury's pipeline. ... We may be at seven on the sanctions dial and maximum pressure requires an 11.

  5. Lowell Duckett:

    Gun control has not worked in D.C. The only people who have guns are criminals. We have the strictest gun laws in the nation and one of the highest murder rates. It's quicker to pull your Smith & Wesson than to dial 911 if you're being robbed.

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