dial noun definition in How machines work topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: How machines work topic
the face of a clock or watch, or a similar control on a machine, piece of equipment or vehicle that shows a measurement of time, amount, speed, temperature, etc. an alarm clock with a luminous dial Check the tyre pressure on the dial. Set the dial for the number of copies required. You can tune into our station at 1460 on the radio dial.

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