Definitions for "Dial"
An instrument, formerly much used for showing the time of day from the shadow of a style or gnomon on a graduated arc or surface; esp., a sundial; but there are lunar and astral dials. The style or gnomon is usually parallel to the earth's axis, but the dial plate may be either horizontal or vertical.
The graduated face of a timepiece, on which the time of day is shown by pointers or hands.
circular postmarking die, used to impress a postmark on an envelope, generally containing the following information: city and state of mailing, as well as the date and time the postmark was applied.
Refers to connecting a device to a network via a modem and a public telephone network. Dial-up access is really just like a phone connection, except that the parties at the two ends are computer devices rather than people. Because dial-up access uses normal telephone lines, the quality of the connection is not always good and data rates are limited. In the past, the maximum data rate with dialup access was 56 Kbps (56,000 bits per second), but new technologies such as ISDN are providing faster rates.
This refers to the sending out of either pulses or tones with the intent of establishing a connection (i.e., a circuit) with another phone or modem.
quaint old rotary device used to enter numbers
DIfferential Absroption Lidar. This category of LIDAR utilizes two distinct frequencies of light to measure the concentration of a target molecule in air, water, or some other transparent substance. It simply uses one frequency that is absorbed by the target material, and one that is not, and then compares the amount of light that returns.
Differential Absorption LIDAR.
1. n. the typically rotatable member of a combination lock that may be used to differentiate locations on the combination wheels and cause operation of the lock, 2. v. the act of turning or rotating a dial
The "face" of a clock, which shows the time.
The face of an analogue watch, which usually displays the hour indicators.
clock, watch) s Zifferblatt, e Zifferanzeige (digital display)
The Dial Corporation is a maker of personal care and household cleaning products based in Scottsdale, Arizona. It began as a brand of deodorant soap manufactured by Armour and Company, the legendary Chicago meatpacking firm, and through a series of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, emerged by the 2000's as a stand-alone leading personal care and household cleaning products company. The company's namesake, Dial soap, remains one of its major brands.
Keywords:  compass, miner, marked, edge, degrees
A miner's compass.
The edge of the compass housing marked with degrees.
a thin metal foil glued on top of a thin metal plate with the screw through
A measurement scale which refers to metal thickness. One dial equals two ten thousandths of an inch. The term is now rarely used.
Disc or plate made of metal or another substance, inscribed with various markings, including obvious indications for the hours, minutes and seconds. Uniquely varied in shape, decoration and material, they are inscribed with numerals, figures, symbols, divisions and other information.
Keywords:  speedometer, knob, read, object
A dial or knob. This can also be a read-only object, like a speedometer.
Device that transmits a coded signal to actuate the exchange switching equipment according to the digit dialed.
Keywords:  tuning, television, radio, control, set
the control on a radio or television set that is used for tuning
Keywords:  needle, mechanical
Keywords:  survey
To survey with a dial.
Keywords:  flat, disk, generally
a generally a flat disk, often
Keywords:  display, hands, means, time
A display that shows the time by means of hands and dial.
Keywords:  measure
To measure with a dial.