on call
phrasal see at call

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • On call — Call Call, n. 1. The act of calling; usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle s call. Call of the trumpet. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • On Call — 7 picture sleeve and CD cover Single by Kings of Leon from the album Because of the Times …   Wikipedia

  • on call — ON DUTY, on standby, available. → call * * * phrasal see at call * * * on call 1. Available if required 2. Ready to answer a summons • • • Main Entry: ↑call * * * 1) (of a person) able to be contacted in order to provide a professional service if …   Useful english dictionary

  • on call — ➔ at call * * * Ⅰ. at/on call ► FINANCE, STOCK MARKET used to describe a loan that must be paid back immediately upon the request of the financial organization lending the money: »Many banks have money market loans at call with discount houses. ► …   Financial and business terms

  • on call — {adj. phr.} 1. Having to be paid on demand. * /Jim didn t have the money ready even though he knew the bill was on call./ 2. Ready and available. * /This is Dr. Kent s day to be on call at the hospital./ * /The nurse is on call for emergency… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on call — {adj. phr.} 1. Having to be paid on demand. * /Jim didn t have the money ready even though he knew the bill was on call./ 2. Ready and available. * /This is Dr. Kent s day to be on call at the hospital./ * /The nurse is on call for emergency… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on call — 〈[ kɔ:l]〉 auf Abruf ● eine Bestellung, eine Lieferung on call [engl.] * * * on call [ɔn kɔ:l; engl., aus: ↑ on u. call = (An)ruf] (Kaufmannsspr.): [Kauf] auf Abruf. * * * on call [ɔn kɔ:l; engl., aus: ↑ …   Universal-Lexikon

  • On call — may refer to: On Call , a 2007 song by Kings of Leon On Call: Serbisyo. Publiko. Ngayon., a Philippine news and public service program On call room, an area of a hospital or police station DART On Call, a premium shuttle service by Dallas Area… …   Wikipedia

  • on-call — ˌon ˈcall 8 [on call] ; only before noun (especially NAmE) (of a doctor, police officer, etc.) available for work if necessary, especially in an emergency • on call doctors …   Useful english dictionary

  • on call — [adj] standing by accessible, at hand, at one’s fingertip, night call, on alert, on the spot, prepared, within reach; concept 576 …   New thesaurus

  • on call — 〈[ kɔ:l]〉 auf Abruf; eine Bestellung on call [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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