Definition of call-out in English:

call-out

Syllabification: call-out

noun

  • 1An instance of being summoned, especially in order to deal with an emergency or to do repairs: [as modifier]: a call-out charge
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    • He said they received an emergency call-out for windows to be boarded up and other repairs before any further problems at the site.
    • The Rural Doctors Association of WA is not entirely satisfied with the $1000 a week allowance made for emergency call-outs.
    • There were 1,047 emergency call-outs and the charity rescued 833 wild creatures with 598 being released unharmed or set free after treatment.
  • 2 Printing A letter, word, number, or symbol identifying an illustration or a specific part of one.
  • 2.1A short piece of text set in larger type than the rest of the page and intended to attract attention.

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