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 — {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 — 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 — 1. A term used to signify that a prearranged concentration, air strike, or final protective fire may be called for. 2. Preplanned, identified force or materiel requirements without designated time phase and destination information. Such… …   Military dictionary

  • on call — adjective Available when requested. Syn: at call …   Wiktionary

  • On Call: Serbisyong Totoo. Ngayon. — On Call: Serbisyong Totoo. Ngayon. Genre Newscast Public service Created by GMA Network, Inc. Developed by GMA News and Public Affairs Presented by Ivan Mayrina Connie Sison …   Wikipedia

  • On-call room — An on call room is a room in a hospital with either a couch or a bunkbed intended for staff to rest in while they are on call or due to be. In the European Community, the 2003 extension of the working time directive to junior doctors and the… …   Wikipedia

  • on-call targets — Planned targets that are known to exist in an operational area and are located in sufficient time for deliberate planning to meet emerging situations specific to campaign objectives. See also on call; operational area; target …   Military dictionary

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