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.
There's always been a lot of information about your activities. Every phone number you dial, every credit-card charge you make. It's long since passed that a typical person doesn't leave footprints. Bill Gates
Thank you so much for supporting me from the day I stepped foot into the music industry. It really means something to me to have Maya Angelou speak on my behalf. It also means a lot to have Oprah on my speed dial! Mary J. Blige
dial in Afrikaans is skyf, plaat
dial in Danish is skive
dial in Dutch is wijzerplaat
dial in Finnish is kiekko
dial in Italian is quadrante, numero, eleggere
dial in Portuguese is seletor
dial in Spanish is numero, marcar, dial
dial in Swedish is ringa, urtavla
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