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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A face or scale on which some measurement is registered. Also: A movable control knob or other device on a radio or television receiver used to change the frequency.

Usage examples (39)
  • She used the dial to find the radio station that played her favorite songs.
  • dial a telephone number
  • You must take the receiver off the hook before you dial
  • We gathered together a group of undecided voters for what we call a dial test. for more
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