Definition of DIAL

  1. (verb)operate a dial to select a telephone number
  2. (verb)choose by means of a dial
  3. (noun)the face of a timepiece; graduated to show the hours
  4. (noun)the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning
  5. (noun)the circular graduated indicator on various measuring instruments
  6. (noun)a disc on a telephone that is rotated a fixed distance for each number called