Definitions for on-call

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  1. on-call

    1. A term used to signify that a prearranged concentration, air strike, or final protective fire may be called for. 2. Preplanned, identified force or materiel requirements without designated time-phase and destination information. Such requirements will be called forward upon order of competent authority.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Beth Sworobuk of Washington:

    I call that stealing.

  2. Andy Cole:

    We call it eructation.

  3. Jacqui Gonzales:

    I still call the phone.

  4. James Joyce, "Finnegans Wake":

    I call that a scumhead.

  5. Jacqueline Newman:

    I call it 'doggy support,'.


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