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Another word for dial

  1. The marked outer surface of an instrument

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  1. To communicate with (someone) by telephone

      1. (Intransitive) To make a low, continuous, humming or sibilant sound, like that made by bees with their wings.
      2. (Informal) To telephone
      3. To call or signal with a buzzer.
      1. To force the sale of (a stock or commodity) by exercising a call option.
      2. To communicate with by telephone
      3. To declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee:
      1. To cause (a bell, etc.) to ring
      2. (Games) To toss a ring over (a peg), as in horseshoes.
      3. (Chiefly British) To call (someone) on the telephone. Often used with up :
      1. To transmit (a message, for example) by telephone:
      2. To converse or communicate by telephone
      3. To speak to or reach (a person) by telephone; call
      1. To telephone.
      2. To call (someone) on the telephone.
      3. To dial (a specific number):

Another word for dial

      1. The surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead to the base of the chin and from ear to ear.
      2. Outer surface:
      3. A marked side:
      1. A field of activity:
      2. The forehead or face, especially of a bird or other animal.
      3. (Archit.) A face of a building; esp., the face with the principal entrance
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A plane figure bounded by a single curved line, every point of which is equally distant from the point at the center of the figure
      3. A circular or nearly circular course, circuit, or orbit:
      1. (Proper) The fourth book of the Pentateuch in the Bible, containing the census of the Hebrews after the Exodus
      1. A device used to adjust or control
      2. The act or fact of controlling; power to direct or regulate; ability to use effectively
      3. Authority or ability to manage or direct:
      1. A handle, usually round, of a door, drawer, etc.
      2. A rounded control switch or dial.
      3. A similar device which is turned to control operations of electronic or electrical equipment, as a radio or TV receiver
      1. (Chemistry) Any of various substances, such as litmus or phenolphthalein, that indicate the presence, absence, or concentration of another substance or the degree of reaction between two or more substances by means of a characteristic change, especially in color.
      2. One that indicates, especially:
      3. Any of various statistical values that together provide an indication of the condition or direction of the economy.
      1. A standard measure or scale of measurement
      2. The interior diameter of a shotgun barrel as determined by the number of lead balls of a size exactly fitting the barrel that are required to make one pound. Often used in combination:
      3. The size of a bore, esp. of a shotgun, expressed in terms of the number per pound of round lead balls of a diameter equal to that of the bore
      1. (Chiefly US, elsewhere metre) A line above or below a hanging net, to which the net is attached in order to strengthen it.
      2. A specific rhythm determined by the number of beats and the time value assigned to each note in a measure.
      3. A particular arrangement of words in poetry, such as iambic pentameter, determined by the kind and number of metrical units in a line.
      1. A device that automatically records a quantity or number.
      2. An opening into a room by which the amount of warm or cold air passing, as through a duct leading from a furnace or ventilator, can be controlled
      3. (Printing) Exact matching in position of pages, lines, etc. on opposite sides of a single sheet
      1. A timepiece; clock, hourglass, sundial, etc.
      2. A device, such as a clock or sundial, used in telling time.
      1. An enclosing line or boundary; a circumference:
      2. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
      3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned.
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  1. To turn

      1. To cause to alternate or proceed in sequence:
      2. To turn around or cause to turn around a center point or axis; revolve
      3. To plant or grow (crops) in a fixed order of succession.
      1. To turn one way and then another, as a path; wind; meander
      2. To impart a spiral or coiling shape to, as by turning the ends in opposite directions:
      3. To wrench or sprain:
      1. To turn on or as on an axis; pivot, rotate, revolve, etc.
      2. To roll or move on or as if on wheels or a wheel.
      3. To furnish with a wheel or wheels
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  2. To telephone

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