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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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The Ateca's dashboard will have a very familiar look to anyone who has spent time in the Leon - but that's not a bad thing and means an intuitive eight-inch touchscreen multimedia interface (6.5-inch on entry level cars) sits above three simple rotary dials for the climate control functions.
Nissan's GT-R brand manager Anthony Jones said that apart from the extra horsepower they've made the rev range wider, provided more torque, created an extra 20% more airflow through the engine, slimmed down the rear pillars as part of better driver vision, revised the interior with better quality finish (Nappa leather) and simplified rotary dials on a better designed dashboard (the button count is down from 27 to 11).
Inside, the Vanquish Zagato features herringbone carbon fibre trim paired with anodized bronze and optional aniline leather to give the facia, vents and rotary dials a rich material quality.
The interior of the car possesses Herringbone carbon fibre which is paired with shadow and anodised bronze and optional aniline leather to give the facia, vents and rotary dials a rich material quality.
There's a new 7.0in screen with improved onscreen graphics, better smartphone integration with Apple CarPlay and wi-fi support, Sat-nav, and there's 8 menu shortcut buttons and 2 rotary dials. There's an optional Sports Chrono pack which offers a new rotary dial on the steering wheel to flick through driving modes just like on Porsche's 918 hyper car.
There are neat rotary dials to control the air conditioning and a touchscreen infotainment system that is simple to operate.
Designed to be easy to use yet clinically versatile, the T8 features an intuitive user interface with touch-screen capabilities, rotary dials and patient management buttons with the look and feel of a true Vivid console.
The model features a steering wheel borrowed from the Swift, with a large round speedometer at the centre, a tachometer at the left and a digital display dial at the right, a large two-din music system that dominates the centre console, with rotary dials for the AC beneath.
The interior too is classy with a neat combination of black and silver on the rotary dials that dominate the dashboard.
Still, it certainly looks the business, with its cool exposed speakers - two 6in coaxial drivers and a 6in subwoofer - swish gold rotary dials, a graphic EQ and OLED displays showing track details.
On the inside, the car is functional rather than luxurious, with a neat but basic set of instrumentation with rotary dials and a nice-looking radio/CD layout.
slack, waits while she slow rotary dials. The cruiser offers no
Some of my particularly favourite parts include the heated seat buttons and aluminium rotary dials.
Two pre-determined speeds can be set in increments of 0.16 kilometers per hour (0.1 miles per hour) using rotary dials to adjust values in an LCD screen.
Whether they contain rotary dials or miniature Touch Tone keypads, non-compliant phones require a level of manual dexterity not always possible for people with physical disabilities.