Remember, recall, as in I’ve tried but I can’t call his name to mind. This idiom was first recorded in 1472.
call unix communications, tool (cu) The original Unix virtual terminal utility. cu allows a user on one computer to log in to another connected via Ethernet, direct serial line or modem. It shares some configuration files with UUCP in order to be able to use the same connections without conflict. Unix manual page: cu(1). (1997-12-01)
an order to report for active military service. the number of persons drafted during a specific period of time: The November call-up was set at 15,000. a call or urging to service. Contemporary Examples IDF Budget Cuts Are An Opportunity In Disguise Yaakov Katz June 9, 2013
Pathology, Physiology. a hardened or thickened part of the skin; a callosity. a new growth of osseous matter at the ends of a fractured bone, serving to unite them. Also, callose. Botany. the tissue that forms over the wounds of plants, protecting the inner tissues and causing healing. a deposit on the perforated area of […]
a telephone service feature whereby a person engaged in a telephone call is notified by a tone that a second call is being made to the same number, and is able to talk to either party while keeping the other on hold.