(British spelling) dial
present participle of dial
(British spelling) dialing
The act by which a number is dialed.
(archaic) The art of constructing dials; the science of measuring time by dials.
A method of surveying, especially in mines, in which the bearings of the courses, or the angles which they make with each other, are determined by means of the circumferentor; the use of a miner's dial.