caller ID
noun Date: 1989 a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify the telephone number of a caller before answering the call — called also caller identification

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Caller ID — (caller identification, CID), also called calling line identification (CLID) or calling number identification (CNID) or Calling Line Identification Presentation (CLIP), is a telephone service, available in analog and digital phone systems and… …   Wikipedia

  • caller ID — ˌcaller IˈD also ˌcaller disˈplay noun [uncountable] TELECOMMUNICATIONS a system that shows you which telephone number is calling you when someone makes a call * * * caller ID UK US noun [U] (UK also caller display) …   Financial and business terms

  • caller ID — UK / US or caller display UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms caller ID : singular caller ID plural caller IDs a system that shows you the telephone number of someone who is calling you before you pick up the phone …   English dictionary

  • Caller ID — Основная статья: Определение телефонного номера Caller ID является услугой телефонного обслуживания, она позволяет получить номер вызывающего абонента. Caller ID number позволяет получать номер телефона, а Caller ID name позволяет видеть и имя… …   Википедия

  • caller ID — noun a small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling you • Hypernyms: ↑display, ↑video display * * * noun [noncount] : a service that allows you to see who is calling before you answer a telephone call a phone system… …   Useful english dictionary

  • caller ID — caller I D noun count or uncount a system that shows you the telephone number of someone who is calling you before you pick up the phone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • caller ID — /kaw leuhr/ a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify a caller before answering by displaying the caller s telephone number on a small screen. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • caller ID — n. a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify a caller before answering by displaying the caller s telephone number on a small screen • Etymology: 1985–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • caller ID — /ˌkɔlər aɪ ˈdi/ (say .kawluhr uy dee) noun Telecommunications a facility on a telephonic device which displays details of an incoming call, such as the caller s name and telephone number …   Australian English dictionary

  • caller ID —    See automatic number identification …   Dictionary of networking

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