don't touch that dial

Definition of don't touch that dial

:don't change the channel/station
  • We'll be back right after this commercial, so don't touch that dial!

Word by Word Definitions

don't play
  1. : do not

  2. : does not

  1. : a command or entreaty not to do something

touch play
  1. : to bring a bodily part into contact with especially so as to perceive through the tactile sense : handle or feel gently usually with the intent to understand or appreciate

  2. : to put hands upon in any way or degree

  3. : to take into the hands or mouth

  1. : the act or fact of touching

  2. : the special sense by which pressure or traction exerted on the skin or mucous membrane is perceived

  3. : a specified sensation that arises in response to stimulation of the tactile receptors : feel

dial play
  1. : the face of a sundial

  2. : timepiece

  3. : the graduated face of a timepiece

  1. : to measure with a dial

  2. : to manipulate a device (such as a dial) so as to operate, regulate, or select

  3. : call


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