英音 [kɔ:l] 美音 [kɔl]
a telephone connection;
"she reported several anonymous calls"
"he placed a phone call to London"
"he heard the phone ringing but didn't want to take the call"
a special disposition (as if from a divine source) to pursue a particular course;
"he was disappointed that he had not heard the Call"
a loud utterance; often in protest or opposition;
"the speaker was interrupted by loud cries from the rear of the audience"
a demand especially in the phrase
"the call of duty"
the characteristic sound produced by a bird;
"a bird will not learn its song unless it hears it at an early age"
a brief social visit;
"senior professors' wives no longer make afternoon calls on newcomers"
"the characters in Henry James' novels are forever paying calls on each other, usually in the parlor of some residence"
a demand by a broker that a customer deposit enough to bring his margin up to the minimum requirement
a demand for a show of hands in a card game;
"after two raises there was a call"
"many calls for Christmas stories"
"not many calls for buggywhips"
an instruction that interrupts the program being executed;
"Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"
a visit in an official or professional capacity;
"the pastor's calls on his parishioners"
"the salesman's call on a customer"
(sports) the decision made by an umpire or referee;
"he was ejected for protesting the call"
the option to buy a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date
assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to;
"They named their son David"
"The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader"
ascribe a quality to or give a name of a common noun that reflects a quality;
"He called me a bastard"
"She called her children lazy and ungrateful"
get or try to get into communication (with someone) by telephone;
"I tried to call you all night"
"Take two aspirin and call me in the morning"
utter a sudden loud cry;
"she cried with pain when the doctor inserted the needle"
"I yelled to her from the window but she couldn't hear me"
order, request, or command to come;
"She was called into the director's office"
"Call the police!"
pay a brief visit;
"The mayor likes to call on some of the prominent citizens"
call a meeting; invite or command to meet;
"The Wannsee Conference was called to discuss the `Final Solution'"
"The new dean calls meetings every week"
read aloud to check for omissions or absentees;
send a message or attempt to reach someone by radio, phone, etc.; make a signal to in order to transmit a message;
"Hawaii is calling!"
"A transmitter in Samoa was heard calling"
utter a characteristic note or cry;
"bluejays called to one another"
stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather;
"call a football game"
greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name;
"He always addresses me with `Sir'"
"Call me Mister"
"She calls him by first name"
make a stop in a harbour;
"The ship will call in Honolulu tomorrow"
demand payment of (a loan);
"Call a loan"
make a demand, as for a card or a suit or a show of hands;
"He called his trump"
give the calls (to the dancers) for a square dance
indicate a decision in regard to;
"call balls and strikes behind the plate"
make a prediction about; tell in advance;
"Call the outcome of an election"
require the presentation of for redemption before maturation;
"Call a bond"
challenge (somebody) to make good on a statement; charge with or censure for an offense;
"He deserves to be called on that"
declare in the capacity of an umpire or referee;
"call a runner out"
lure by imitating the characteristic call of an animal;
order or request or give a command for;
"The unions called a general strike for Sunday"
order, summon, or request for a specific duty or activity, work, role;
"He was already called 4 times for jury duty"
"They called him to active military duty"
utter in a loud voice or announce;
"He called my name"
"The auctioneer called the bids"
challenge the sincerity or truthfulness of;
"call the speaker on a question of fact"
consider or regard as being;
"I would not call her beautiful"
rouse somebody from sleep with a call;
"I was called at 5 A.M. this morning"
birdcall n. 鸟叫声，学鸟叫;鸟笛;
calla n. 马蹄莲，水芋，荷兰海芋;
callback n. 回收，回叫信号，复查;
callboard n. 通告板;
callboy n. 仆役，唤演员按时上台的人;
caller n. 呼叫者;召集者;访问者;打电话者; adj. 新鲜的;
calligraphy n. 美术字（体）;书法，笔迹;
calling n. 呼喊;（从事某职业或活动的）欲望;职业;邀请; v. 叫( call的现在分词);通电话;认为;估计;
calliope n. 汽笛风琴，卡利欧琵汽笛;美声女神蜂鸟;
calliopsis n. 金鸡菊，波斯菊;
calliper n. (caliper的变体)两脚规，测圆器;千分尺;
callipygian adj. 健美臀部的，臀部线条优美的;
callose n. 胼胝质;具胝质;
callosity n. 无情;冷酷;胼胝;硬结;
callous adj. 硬结的，长茧的;铁石心肠的，无情的; vt. （使）变硬，（使）起茧;（使）冷酷无情;
callow adj. 羽翼未丰的;幼小的;<文>稚嫩的;乳臭未干的;
callus n. 老茧，假骨质;<植>愈合组织; vi. 结硬皮，生老茧，结痂; vt. 使生茧（或变硬），使（伤口等）结痂;
catcall n. 不满之声，嘘声; v. 发嘘声;
miscall vt. 叫错…的名字，误称;
overcall v. （桥牌）叫牌叫得高; n. 过高叫牌;
recall vt. 叫回，召回;使想起，回想;取消;调回工厂; n. 召回，唤回;记忆力，回想;罢免;收回通告;
scall n. 头皮屑，痂病;松岩;癣疹;皮疹;