2. Verb. (third-person singular of dial) ¹
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Definition of Dials
1. dial [v] - See also: dial
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Literary usage of Dials
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... the same construction about the year 900 LD. our of these dials have in modern ... enabled them in later times to construct dials of great complexity, ..."
2. The Archaeological Journal by British Archaeological Association (1868)
"ANCIENT SUN-dials. Especially certain Irish Examples of Ecclesiastical UR-: ; as illustrated by notices and drawings by the hito Mr. GEORGE V. DU ..."
3. English Eccentrics and Eccentricities by John Timbs (1866)
"WHAT BECAME OF THE SEVEN dials. Whoever is familiar with the history of St. Giles's will recollect that Seven dials is an open area so called because there ..."
4. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"THE SEVEN dials.—The one central spot in London -where the time of day is kept. The Seven dials is one of the finest sight«— ¡ust as the National Gallery ..."
5. The Old Royal Palace of Whitehall by Edgar Sheppard (1902)
"AT WHITEHALL PALACE SUN-dials AT WHITEHALL PALACE THERE seem to have been ... Besides the dials at the tops, there were others on each of the sides, east, ..."
6. Old Time Gardens, Newly Set Forth by Alice Morse Earle (1902)
"Portable dials were used instead of watches. There is at the Washington ... The colonists came here from a land set with dials, whether they sailed from ..."