Meaning of DIAL in English

DIAL

I.

noun

VERB + DIAL

▪ adjust , set , spin ( esp. AmE ), turn , twist

Set the ~ for the number of copies required.

I went to my locker, spun the ~, and got my books out.

II.

verb

Dial is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ number

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