Definition of dial something in or into in English:

dial something in (or into)

  • 1Indicate or regulate by means of a dial: you’re expected to dial in volume and tone settings
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    • As the day wore on I noticed we had to dial in more elevation and although we were still making consistent hits at 300 yards I suspected we had shot the barrel out.
    • You can dial in contrast, brightness, and individual RGB levels for the incoming signal from a PC's graphics card.
    • We also really liked being able to dial in different effects from the NSP engine depending on the type of audio material we were listening to.
  • 1.1Include or add: the car has a lot of understeer dialled into the suspension
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    • After living with three kitchens in less than two years, I have dialed in many of my future kitchen's must-haves.
    • In addition, Toyota's engineers have dialed in a comfortable seatback angle, which means long trips in the back seats are enjoyable.
    • Argue the point all you want, but virtually every modern car bar the hardest TVRs have understeer dialled in to safeguard the occupants.
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