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di·al

(dī'ăl),
A clock face or instrument resembling a clock face.
[L. dies, day]
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dial

(dī′ăl) [L. dialis, daily, fr. dies, day]
A graduated circular face, similar to a clock face, on which some measurement is indicated by a pointer that moves as the entity being measured (pressure, temperature, or heat) changes.

astigmatic dial

A circular dial with black lines of uniform width drawn as if they were connecting opposing numbers on the face of a clock. It is used in testing for astigmatism.
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The subscriber will be charged as per regular international dialing rates for the mentioned destinations once the validation period is over.
“Our IVR service uses one-of-a-kind applications designed specifically to provide unparalleled benefits and advantages to our clients,” said Josh VonHauger, co-founder of Dialing Innovations.
Begin dialing 1 + area code + telephone number for all calls.
VoIP Dialing expects to unveil the softphone officially in the March to April timeframe.
The petition, which demands the enactment of what has been called the "Kari's Law", claims that anyone in an emergency, let alone an underage child, will depend on dialing 911 from any phone in the United States to receive assistance.
With the introduction of the Speed Dialing feature, subscribers can shorten the dialing process.
Working closely with our customers (BPOs), we devised Parallel Predictive Dialing to enable targeted, skill-based outbound dialing.
The change in the way of dialing would not bring a price change, the regulator assures.
Callers can simply choose the desired aircraft, and the handset location onboard, from an easy-to-use voice menu after dialing.
This study was based on the hypothesis that the accuracy of dialing mainstream cell phones by people with low vision would improve with the provision of enlarging techniques.
This negative impact, however, has been minimized by the increasing use of outbound dialing systems in proactive customer care strategies, credit collections and telemarketing.