Business Dictionary :
Dial : verb : to call a telephone number on a telephone
• To dial a number
• To dial the operator
• To dial direct = to contact a phone number without asking the operator to do it for you
• You can dial New York direct from London.
GB spelling is dialing – dialed.
But US spelling is dialing – dialed.
: act of calling a telephone number
= special series of numbers which you use to make a call to another town or country
= noise made by a telephone to show that it is ready for you to dial a number
International Direct Dialing
= calling telephone numbers in other countries direct
: no plural
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