Call

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

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Famous quotes containing the word call:

    Happy the man, and happy he alone,
    He who can call today his own;
    He who, secure within, can say,
    Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today.
    John Dryden (1631–1700)

    Tell me, Frank. Have you been indulging in what I call Mrs. Weaver’s weakness for social informalities?
    David Storey (b. 1933)

    These are days ... when a great cloud of trouble hangs and broods over the greater part of the world.... Then all about them, all about us, sits the silent, waiting tribunal which is going to utter the ultimate judgment upon this struggle.... No man is wise enough to produce judgment, but we call hold our spirits in readiness to accept the truth when it dawns on us and is revealed to us in the outcome of this titanic struggle.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)