Translation of dial in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (on clock, watch)Example sentences1.2 (on measuring instrument)
Example sentences1.3 (of telephone)
- The dial on your dive watch would send a Geiger counter into cardiac arrest.
- Although described as a clock, the time-piece element - the tiny watch dial in the uppermost section - is its least significant feature.
- When the watch dial is lit, the tick marks appear as lit jewels.
Example sentences1.4 (on radio)
- The old scale was analog, with a dial and a pointer that waggled a bit unless you stood perfectly still.
- Most of the children are weighed, the smallest kicking and screaming as they are slipped into bags and suspended from scales, the dial sometimes barely registering their existence.
- I stood on my new evil scales and the dial screamed 11 stone 7.
- His finger swerves over the dial; the telephone is too slow.
- When Caligari refuses to let Jane retrieve her car the next morning, she tries to call for help, but there's a lock on the telephone dial.
- One shop had a telephone with a dial just like the one I remember us having when I was a kid.
- Turn the film speed dial from the ASA of the film you are using to the next highest film speed.
- In disgust, Amy reaches over and twists the radio dial vigorously.
- So saying, he touched the transmit button, and slowly turned the tuning dial.
transitive verb (British English) -ll-
- 1.1 (Telecom) you can dial New York directse puede llamar a Nueva York directamente
hay discado directo con Nueva York (Latin America)Example sentences1.2
(American English) [colloquial]
- The driver can dial telephone numbers directly by voice input or using controls on the steering wheel.
- Just like on an old-fashioned phone, you pickup your telephone and dial the number of the person you wish to contact.
- Grabbing the telephone and quickly dialing the phone number, he wondered why he hadn't thought of this sooner.
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