Called

Called

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
  • Call on shares, a request for a further payment on partly paid share capital
  • 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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