Dialing
Dial Di"al, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dialed}or {Dialled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dialing} or {Dialling}.] 1. To measure with a dial. [1913 Webster]

Hours of that true time which is dialed in heaven. --Talfourd. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mining) To survey with a dial. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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