call letters
noun plural Date: 1912 call sign

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • call letters — n. the letters, and sometimes the numbers, that identify a radio or TV transmitting station …   English World dictionary

  • call letters — call .letters n [plural] especially AmE a ↑call sign …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • call letters — noun plural : call sign * * * noun [plural] : ↑call sign * * * ˈcall letters [call letters] noun plural ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • call letters — letters of the alphabet or such letters in combination with numbers for identifying a radio or television station, an amateur radio transmitting device, or the like. Also called call sign. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • call letters — call′ let ters n. pl. sbz letters of the alphabet or letters and numbers used esp. for identifying a radio or television station • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • call letters — noun (plural) AmE a name made up of letters and numbers used by people operating communication radios to prove who they are; call sign BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • call letters — plural noun N. Amer. a sequence of letters used by a television or radio station as an identifying code …   English new terms dictionary

  • call letters — / kɔ:l ˌletəz/ plural noun US a series of letters used to identify a radio station …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • call letters — noun Call sign …   Wiktionary

  • Call letters — RadioPP Assigned station identification generally beginning with W east of the Mississippi and K west …   Audio and video glossary

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