Call may refer to:
- A type of betting in poker
- Animal communication, a song or noise made by an animal such as:
- Bird call, part of a bird song
- A command in square dancing, delivered by a caller
- Call option, a term in stock trading
- A shell command in DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows command-line interpreters
- System call, in computer science, the mechanism used by an application program to request service from the operating system or another application program
- A method of starting a Subroutine
- Any bid, pass, double, or redouble made in the bidding stage of contract bridge
Other articles related to "call, calls":
... In financial mathematics, put–call parity defines a relationship between the price of a European call option and European put option in a frictionless market —both with the identical ... Put–call parity requires minimal assumptions and thus does not require assumptions such as those of Black–Scholes or other commonly used financial models ...
... Call (band) Call, Texas, a community in the southern United States. ...
... editorially revised or updated but for some reason the author or publisher does not want to call it the n+1th edition (where n = previous edition number) ... Conversely, they may decide to call a version that is really not very different a "new edition" (n+1th) ... This is analogous to the way that software publishers may call one update "version 3.7" but call the next update "version 4" instead of "version 3.8" ...
... A caller who possesses no means of payment may have the phone company's operator ask the call recipient if the recipient is willing to make payment ... It is also possible to place a call to a phone booth if the intended recipient is known to be waiting at the booth, however not all phone booths allow incoming calls ...
... a caller in the USA or Canada wants to call the Mayor of Dunedin, New Zealand, they would dial 477. 4000 ... (The generic international call prefix for NANPA countries is 011, then the country code for New Zealand is 64, the area code for Dunedin is 3, and the local number for the Dunedin City Council is 477 4000) ... If a caller in Japan wants to call the same number, they would instead dial 477. 4000 ...
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