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synonyms for dial

  • punch
  • ring
  • rotate
  • turn
  • twist
  • wheel
  • zero in on
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Facebook's new moves to dial back the volume of political content in users' news feeds represent the latest lurch in the social network's erratic handling of its role as the world's digital public square.
FACEBOOK TRIES TO END ITS LOVE-HATE AFFAIR WITH POLITICSSCOTT ROSENBERGFEBRUARY 12, 2021AXIOS
Before, the majority of people would be in a conference room somewhere, and others would dial in.
PUBLISHERS LOOK TO ALLAY EMPLOYEE FEARS OVER A RETURN TO THE OFFICE BY OFFERING ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITYJESSICA DAVIESFEBRUARY 10, 2021DIGIDAY
By consciously checking in with yourself, you can better home in on what triggers bad feelings and decide what activities to avoid or dial back in the future.
HOW TO HAVE A BETTER RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR TECHAMY NORDRUMFEBRUARY 6, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The temperature dial allows precise control of heating and uses a simple turn on-and-off design for ease of use.
BEST TOASTER OVEN: SAVE COUNTER SPACE AND TIME WITH OUR TOASTER OVEN PICKSJULIAN CUBILLLOSFEBRUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Rather than force his own offense, Green has dialed up his dimes to new levels.
DRAYMOND GREEN ISN’T SCORING, BUT HE’S DOING EVERYTHING ELSE FOR THE WARRIORSJAMES L. JACKSONFEBRUARY 4, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Too many have come to believe that government, can control the course of the economy by cleverly turning a handful of dials that have been installed in the basement of key agencies in Washington.
BATTLE OVER $1.9 TRILLION COVID RELIEF PACKAGE IS AS MUCH ABOUT POLITICAL OPTICS AS ECONOMIC NECESSITYSTEVEN PEARLSTEINFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Here are three ways the travel industry plans to dial it back going forward.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAVEL IN 2021THE EDITORSFEBRUARY 1, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He plans to continue dialing in the approach to make it practical.
NEW ‘LIQUID’ AI LEARNS CONTINUOUSLY FROM ITS EXPERIENCE OF THE WORLDJASON DORRIERJANUARY 31, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
She dialed up a former Spiders football player living in the area named John Hurley and gave him her best pitch.
FROM TICKET SALES TO THE FRONT OFFICE: HOW AMBER NICHOLS BECAME THE G LEAGUE’S SECOND FEMALE GMAVA WALLACEJANUARY 30, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Dial it backThe simplest way to stop yourself from going too far is to think about how much you want to use a particular effect, and then consciously dial it back somewhere around 10 to 20 percent.
HOW TO USE ADVANCED EDITING TOOLS WITHOUT RUINING YOUR PHOTOSHARRY GUINNESSJANUARY 27, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO DIAL

  • adjuster
  • dial
  • knob
  • on/off
  • power switch
  • switch
  • toggle
  • tuner
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