Definitions for call-in

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

call′-in`(n.)

  1. a radio or television program in which listeners or viewers phone in questions or comments.

    Category: Radio and Television, Showbiz

  2. (adj.)featuring such phone calls:

    a call-in program.

  3. being a transaction conducted by telephone:

    a call-in order.

Origin of call-in:

1960–65

Princeton's WordNet

  1. call-in(verb)

    a telephone call to a radio station or a television station in which the caller participates in the on-going program

  2. call in(verb)

    summon to enter

    "The nurse called in the next patient"

  3. call in(verb)

    summon to a particular activity or employment

    "Experts were called in"

  4. visit, call in, call(verb)

    pay a brief visit

    "The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"

  5. call in(verb)

    take a player out of a game in order to exchange for another player

  6. call in(verb)

    make a phone call

    "call in to a radio station"; "call in sick"

  7. call, call in(verb)

    demand payment of (a loan)

    "Call a loan"

  8. recall, call in, call back, withdraw(verb)

    cause to be returned

    "recall the defective auto tires"; "The manufacturer tried to call back the spoilt yoghurt"

Wiktionary

  1. call-in(Noun)

    Such a radio programme

  2. call-in(Noun)

    Such a call

  3. call-in(Adjective)

    In which members of the public telephone the studio and talk live to the presenter.

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