As a noun dial
is a graduated, circular scale over which a needle moves to show a measurement (such as speed).
As a verb dial
is to measure or indicate something with a dial.
As an adjective undialed is
that has not been dialed.
A graduated, circular scale over which a needle moves to show a measurement (such as speed).
A clock face.
A panel on a radio etc showing wavelengths or channels; a knob that is turned to change the wavelength etc.
A disk with finger holes on a telephone; used to select the number to be called.
(British, dated) A person's face.
* 1960:' ''At the sound of the old familiar voice he spun around with something of the agility of a cat on hot bricks, and I saw that his '''dial , usually cheerful, was contorted with anguish, as if he had swallowed a bad oyster.'' (, ''(Jeeves in the Offing) , chapter IX)
A miner's compass.
To measure or indicate something with a dial.
To control or select something with a dial
To select a number, or to call someone, on a telephone.
To use a dial or a telephone.
* (term) and (term) are more common in the US. (term) and (term) are more common in the UK.
* dial in
* dialer (US)
* dial tone
That has not been dialed.