Meaning of DIAL in English
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.
Dial is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ number
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012