[ dahy-uh-ler, dahy-ler ]
/ ˈdaɪ ə lər, ˈdaɪ lər /
a person or thing that dials.
an electronic device attached to a telephone to call preselected numbers automatically when activated.
Why Did “Noon” Used To Mean 3:00? To most, the word noon signifies a specific time of day–namely, 12:00 midday, a.k.a. “lunchtime.” The counterweight to 12:00 midnight. But, surprisingly, the term noon wasn’t always shorthand for midday at 12:00; in fact, it used to refer to a different time of day altogether. First, some essential background. Clocks and watches are relatively new inventions. Though some timekeeping devices, like sundials and water clocks, …
10 Ways To Say You’re SorryYou may have been friends with someone for years, but it only takes a second to damage that friendship with the wrong word or two. Now that you’ve made the mess, it’s time to clean it up with a well chosen apology. There are different ways to say you’re sorry, of course. Let’s examine the words and a few of the situations they’re most suited …
Also especially British, di·al·ler.
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Dialer possessed undoubted fluency, but did tittle, though Sir Austin was ever expecting much of him.The Ordeal of Richard Feverel, Complete|George Meredith