rotary dial

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rotary dial

The disk on a rotary telephone that is turned to dial a phone number. I hated having to use a rotary dial as a kid—it's so much easier to dial a phone number by pressing buttons.
See also: dial
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It also has a rotary dial for the selectable off-road modes.
The vote has changed the definition of ATDS because every smartphone, tablet, VoIP phone, calling app, texting app, and any phone that's not a rotary dial phone will be that system.
At the recent Plant & Asset Management Exhibition the company launched the new perma FLEX lubrication system which has a rotary dial to select discharge rate from 1 to 12 months in 1 month steps, is available in two sizes 60cc and 125 cc and can also be used in extreme dusty and moist areas.
With a rotary dial for precision selection of an appropriate temperature, officials for Portland Ore.-based CDN say TempFork makes it easier than ever to monitor perfect temperatures at the grill.
A rotary dial with a built-in push button brews crema coffee, espresso, cappuccino, latte and ristretto.
Say goodbye to straight forward clicking - here's a mouse with a rotary dial that swivels when you move your finger.
If you find printed dialing instructions and a phone with either a rotary dial or Touch Tone pad, go directly to the building manager's office and say the phone is out of compliance.
A business need only make a telephone call (on a rotary dial phone) to file electronically.