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Main Entry: 1di·al
Pronunciation: primarystressdimacr(-schwa)l
Function: noun
1 a : SUNDIAL b : the face of a watch or clock
2 a : a face or scale on which some measurement is registered usually by means of numbers and a pointer <the thermometer dial reads 60°> b : a disk usually with a knob or slots that may be turned to make electrical connections (as on a telephone) or to regulate the operation of a device (as a radio)

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