verb (used with object), di·aled, di·al·ing or (especially British) di·alled, di·al·ling.
verb (used without object), di·aled, di·al·ing or (especially British) di·alled, di·al·ling.
Origin of dial
Related formsun·di·aled, adjectiveun·di·alled, adjective
Examples from the Web for dialling
The general principles of dialling will now be readily understood.
Blagrave was the author of a number of works on Geometry, Navigation, Dialling, etc.The Book-Hunter at Home|P. B. M. Allan
The art of dialling is intricate, and this indicates that the old clockmaker had a sound technical and scientific knowledge.Chats on Old Clocks|Arthur Hayden
Gnomon′ics, the art of dialling; Gnomonol′ogy, a treatise on dialling.
During the 17th century dialling was discussed at great length by many writers on astronomy.
British Dictionary definitions for dialling
- the control on a radio or television set used to change the station or channel
- the panel on a radio on which the frequency, wavelength, or station is indicated by means of a pointer