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Call or Calls may refer to:


Arts, entertainment, and media


Games

* Call, a type of
betting in poker In the game of poker Poker is a family of card game A card game is any game using playing cards as the primary device with which the game is played, be they traditional or game-specific. Countless card games exist, including families ...
* Call, in the game of
contract bridge Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking A trick-taking game is a card Card or The Card may refer to: People with the name * Card (surname) Arts and entertainment * Playing card A playing card is a piece of specially prepa ...
, a bid, pass, double, or redouble in the bidding stage


Music and dance

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Call (band) Call () is a Pakistani rock band from Lahore, Pakistan. The current lineup was formed in 2002, the group consists of Junaid Khan (singer), Junaid Khan (lead vocalist), Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan, Zulfiqar J. Khan (Lead guitar, Producer) and Muhammad Sul ...
, from Lahore, Pakistan * Call, a command in square dancing, delivered by a caller * "
Call / I4U "Call / I4U" s the 29th single (music), single by Japanese pop music, pop group AAA (band), AAA. It is included in the group's second greatest hits album, best of album ''AAA Best''. The song was written by Kenn Kato and Mitsuhiro Hidaka. The sing ...
", a 2011 single by Japanese music group AAA * "Call", a 2002 song by Ashanti from her album '' Ashanti''


Film

* ''Call'' (film), or ''The Call'', 2020 South Korean film * ''Calls'' (film), 2021 Indian Tamil-language crime thriller film


Television

* ''Calls'' (TV series), a mystery thriller TV series on Apple TV+


Finance

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Call on sharesA partly paid share is a Share (finance), share in a company which has only partial been paid compared to the par value, with the understanding that as the company requires more funds, calls will be made from time to time until the shares are fully p ...
, a request for a further payment on partly paid share capital *
Call option A call option, often simply labeled a "call", is a contract, between the buyer and the seller of the call option, to exchange a security Security is freedom from, or resilience against, potential Potential generally refers to a currently un ...

Call option
, a term in stock trading


Science and technology


Computing

* Call, a shell
command COMMAND.COM is the default command-line interpreter A command-line interface (CLI) processes commands to a computer program in the form of lines of text. The program which handles the interface is called a command-line interpreter or comma ...
in DOS, OS/2 and Microsoft Windows command-line interpreters * Call, a method of starting a
subroutine In computer programming Computer programming is the process of designing and building an executable computer program to accomplish a specific computing result or to perform a particular task. Programming involves tasks such as analysis, generat ...
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Computer-assisted language learning Computer-assisted language learning (CALL), British, or Computer-Aided Instruction (CAI)/Computer-Aided Language Instruction (CALI), American, is briefly defined in a seminal work by Levy (1997: p. 1) as "the search for and study of applicati ...
, a concept in language education *
System call In computing Computing is any goal-oriented activity requiring, benefiting from, or creating computing machinery. It includes the study and experimentation of algorithmic processes and development of both computer hardware , hardware and soft ...
, in computer science, the mechanism used by an application program to request service from the operating system or another application program


Nature

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Animal communication Animal communication is the transfer of information from one or a group of animals (sender or senders) to one or more other animals (receiver or receivers) that affects the current or future behavior of the receivers. Information may be sent inte ...

Animal communication
, a song or noise made by an animal such as: **
Bird call (''Turdus merula'') singing, Bogense havn, Funen, Denmark. Bird vocalization includes both bird calls and bird songs. In non-technical use, bird songs are the bird sounds that are melodious to the human ear. In ornithology and birding, songs (r ...
, part of a bird song **
Mating call A mating call is the auditory signal used by animals to attract mates. It can occur in males or females, but literature is abundantly favored toward researching mating calls in males. In addition, mating calls are often the subject of mate choice ...
, animal communication to attract a sexual partner *
Game call A game call is a device that is used to mimic animal noises to attract or drive animals to a hunter. Animal species attracted to game calls include deer, turkey, ducks, geese, moose, elk, raccoons, wild pigs, coyotes, bears, wolves, cougars, foxes, ...

Game call
, a device that is used to animal communication noises to attract or drive animals to a hunter


Telecommunications

* Call, an attempt to set up a
telecommunication circuit A telecommunication circuit is a path in a telecommunications network A telecommunications network is a group of nodes In general, a node is a localized swelling (a "knot") or a point of intersection (a Vertex (graph theory), vertex). Node may ...
* Call, in
teletraffic engineering Telecommunications traffic engineering, teletraffic engineering, or traffic engineering is the application of traffic engineering theory to telecommunications Telecommunication is the transmission of information by various types of technologies ...
, a unit of traffic measurement *
Call origination Call origination, also known as voice origination, refers to the collecting of the calls initiated by a calling party on a telephone exchange of the PSTN, and handing off the calls to a VoIP endpoint or to another exchange or telephone company for c ...
, in telephony *
Call sign In broadcasting and radio communications, a call sign (also known as a call name or call letters—and historically as a call signal—or abbreviated as a call) is a Identifier, unique designation for a transmitter station. In the United States o ...
, in broadcasting and radio communications, a unique designation for a transmitting station *
Telephone call A telephone call is a connection over a telephone network A telephone network is a telecommunications network that connects Telephone A telephone is a telecommunications Appliance (disambiguation), device that permits two or more users ...


Other uses

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Call (surname)Call is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: *Ann Lowdon Call (1945–2007), horsewoman *Annie Payson Call (1853-1940), American author *Anson Call (1810–1890), Mormon pioneer and colonizer of the Utah Territory *Brandon Call (born ...
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Religious calling A calling, in the religious sense of the word, is a religious vocation A vocation () is an job, occupation to which a person is especially drawn or for which they are suited, trained, or qualified. People can be given information about a new occup ...
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Call, Texas Call is an unincorporated area, unincorporated community in central Newton County, Texas, Newton County, Texas, United States. It lies along Texas State Highway 87, State Highway 87 south of the city of Newton, Texas, Newton, the county seat of Ne ...
, a community in the south-central United States * CALL, U.S. Army Center for Army Lessons Learned * CALL, Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership at the
Church Divinity School of the Pacific Church may refer to: Religion * Church (building), a building for Christian religious activities * Church (congregation), a local congregation of a Christian denomination * Christian denomination, a Christian organization with distinct doctrine an ...


See also

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Caller (disambiguation) Caller may refer to: * Caller (telecommunications), a party that originates a call * Caller (dancing), a person that calls dance figures in round dances and square dances * Caller, the Catalan equivalent of Cagliari * A software program or procedur ...
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Calling (disambiguation) Calling may refer to: * Religious calling, a religious vocation * Effectual calling, a theological term * Vocation, or occupation * Audible animal communication, including mate calling and territorial threat sounds * Game call, a device that is us ...
* The Call (disambiguation) {{disambiguation