Recall

Recall may refer to:

  • Recollection, recall from memory
  • Product recall
  • Recall election
  • Letter to recall sent to return an ambassador from a country, either as a diplomatic protest or because the diplomat is being reassigned elsewhere and is being replaced by another envoy
  • Recall to employment after a layoff
  • Recall (information retrieval), a statistical measure (contrasted with precision), the fraction of (all) relevant material that is returned by the search
  • Recall, in dog training, the process of bringing a dog to the caller from a distance
  • Recall (bugle call), a bugle call used to signify that an activity should end
  • Recall (broadcasting), the changing of a broadcasting station's call sign, parallel to rebranding
  • Recall (email), a feature in Microsoft Outlook for retracting ill-advised emails and spam message alerts
  • Recall, a button on a British telephone
  • Recall, a button on a calculator
  • ReCALL, an academic journal about computer-assisted language learning

Famous quotes containing the word recall:

    Who will remember happiness?
    I can recall that they are dead.
    I know that heaven cracked one day,
    And only God knows what they said.
    Allen Tate (1899–1979)

    I well recall my horror when I heard for the first time, of a journalist who had laid in a pair of what were then called bicycle pants and taken to golf; it was as if I had encountered a studhorse with his hair done up in frizzes, and pink bowknots peeking out of them. It seemed, in some vague way, ignominious, and even a bit indelicate.
    —H.L. (Henry Lewis)

    Imagining that I could
    A greater with a lesser pang assuage
    Or but to find if withered vein ran blood,
    I tore my body that its wine might cover
    Whatever could recall the lip of lover.
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)