(v. t.) To command or request to come or be present; to summon; as, to call a servant.
(v. t.) To summon to the discharge of a particular duty; to designate for an office, or employment, especially of a religious character; -- often used of a divine summons; as, to be called to the ministry; sometimes, to invite; as, to call a minister to be the pastor of a church.
(v. t.) To invite or command to meet; to convoke; -- often with together; as, the President called Congress together; to appoint and summon; as, to call a meeting of the Board of Aldermen.
(v. t.) To give name to; to name; to address, or speak of, by a specifed name.
(v. t.) To regard or characterize as of a certain kind; to denominate; to designate.
(v. t.) To state, or estimate, approximately or loosely; to characterize without strict regard to fact; as, they call the distance ten miles; he called it a full day's work.
(v. t.) To show or disclose the class, character, or nationality of.
(v. t.) To utter in a loud or distinct voice; -- often with off; as, to call, or call off, the items of an account; to call the roll of a military company.
(v. t.) To invoke; to appeal to.
(v. t.) To rouse from sleep; to awaken.
(v. i.) To speak in loud voice; to cry out; to address by name; -- sometimes with to.
(v. i.) To make a demand, requirement, or request.
(v. i.) To make a brief visit; also, to stop at some place designated, as for orders.
(n.) The act of calling; -- usually with the voice, but often otherwise, as by signs, the sound of some instrument, or by writing; a summons; an entreaty; an invitation; as, a call for help; the bugle's call.
(n.) A signal, as on a drum, bugle, trumpet, or pipe, to summon soldiers or sailors to duty.
(n.) An invitation to take charge of or serve a church as its pastor.
(n.) A requirement or appeal arising from the circumstances of the case; a moral requirement or appeal.
(n.) A divine vocation or summons.
(n.) Vocation; employment.
(n.) A short visit; as, to make a call on a neighbor; also, the daily coming of a tradesman to solicit orders.
(n.) A note blown on the horn to encourage the hounds.
(n.) A whistle or pipe, used by the boatswain and his mate, to summon the sailors to duty.
(n.) The cry of a bird; also a noise or cry in imitation of a bird; or a pipe to call birds by imitating their note or cry.
(n.) A reference to, or statement of, an object, course, distance, or other matter of description in a survey or grant requiring or calling for a corresponding object, etc., on the land.
(n.) The privilege to demand the delivery of stock, grain, or any commodity, at a fixed, price, at or within a certain time agreed on.
(n.) See Assessment, 4.
(1) The femoral component, made of Tivanium with titanium mesh attached to it by a new process called diffusion bonding, retains superalloy fatigue strength characteristics.
(2) The predicted non-Lorentzian line shapes and widths were found to be in good agreement with experimental results, indicating that the local orientational order (called "packing" by many workers) in the bilayers of small vesicles and in multilamellar membranes is substantially the same.
(3) Anti-corruption campaigners have already trooped past the €18.9m mansion on Rue de La Baume, bought in 2007 in the name of two Bongo children, then 13 and 16, and other relatives, in what some call Paris's "ill-gotten gains" walking tour.
(4) Then a handful of organisers took a major bet on the power of people – calling for the largest climate change mobilisation in history to kick-start political momentum.
(5) The result has been called the biggest human upheaval since the Second World War.
(6) Schneiderlin, valued at an improbable £27m, and the currently injured Jay Rodriguez are wanted by their former manager Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs, but the chairman Ralph Krueger has apparently called a halt to any more outgoings, saying: “They are part of the core that we have decided to keep at Southampton.” He added: “Jay Rodriguez and Morgan Schneiderlin are not for sale and they will be a part of our club as we enter the new season.” The new manager Ronald Koeman has begun rebuilding by bringing in Dusan Tadic and Graziano Pellè from the Dutch league and Krueger said: “We will have players coming in, we will make transfers to strengthen the squad.
(7) But earlier this year the Unesco world heritage committee called for the cancellation of all such Virunga oil permits and appealed to two concession holders, Total and Soco International, not to undertake exploration in world heritage sites.
(8) 2.39pm BST The European Union called for a "thorough and immediate" investigation of the alleged chemical attack.
(9) David Cameron has insisted that membership of the European Union is in Britain's national interest and vital for "millions of jobs and millions of families", as he urged his own backbenchers not to back calls for a referendum on the UK's relationship with Brussels.
(10) Another important factor, however, seems to be that patients, their families, doctors and employers estimate capacity of performance on account of the specific illness, thus calling for intensified efforts toward rehabilitation.
(11) The so-called literati aren't insular – this from a woman who ran the security service – but we aren't going to apologise for what we believe in either.
(12) Breast temperatures have been measured by the automated instrumentation called the 'Chronobra' for 16 progesterone cycles in women at normal risk for breast cancer and for 15 cycles in women at high risk for breast cancer.
(13) Labour MP Jamie Reed, whose Copeland constituency includes Sellafield, called on the government to lay out details of a potential plan to build a new Mox plant at the site.
(14) In 60 rhesus monkeys with experimental renovascular malignant arterial hypertension (25 one-kidney and 35 two-kidney model animals), we studied the so-called 'hard exudates' or white retinal deposits in detail (by ophthalmoscopy, and stereoscopic color fundus photography and fluorescein fundus angiography, on long-term follow-up).
(15) On his blog, Grillo called the referendum results a victory for democracy.
(16) We assumed that the sensory messages received at a given level are transformed by a stochastic process, called Alopex, in a way which maximizes responses in central feature analyzers.
(17) Glucocorticoids have been shown in in vitro systems to inhibit the release of arachidonic acid metabolites, namely prostaglandins (PGs) and leukotrienes, apparently, via the induction of a phospholipase A2 inhibitory protein, called lipocortin.
(18) When reformist industrialist Robert Owen set about creating a new community among the workers in his New Lanark cotton-spinning mills at the turn of the nineteenth century, it was called socialism, not corporate social responsibility.
(19) Following mass disasters and individual deaths, dentists with special training and experience in forensic odontology are frequently called upon to assist in the identification of badly mutilated or decomposed bodies.
(20) Brewdog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute Read more The fast-growing Scottish brewer, which has burnished its underdog credentials with vocal criticism of how major brewers operate , recently launched a vodka brand called Lone Wolf.
(n.) Small roundish masses of ice precipitated from the clouds, where they are formed by the congelation of vapor. The separate masses or grains are called hailstones.
(v. i.) To pour down particles of ice, or frozen vapors.
(v. t.) To pour forcibly down, as hail.
(a.) Healthy. See Hale (the preferable spelling).
(v. t.) To call loudly to, or after; to accost; to salute; to address.
(v. t.) To name; to designate; to call.
(v. i.) To declare, by hailing, the port from which a vessel sails or where she is registered; hence, to sail; to come; -- used with from; as, the steamer hails from New York.
(v. i.) To report as one's home or the place from whence one comes; to come; -- with from.
(v. t.) An exclamation of respectful or reverent salutation, or, occasionally, of familiar greeting.
(n.) A wish of health; a salutation; a loud call.
(1) The agreement, hailed as a "landmark" deal and a breakthrough by politicians and the green lobby alike, came before a crucial EU summit opening in Brussels tomorrow at which 27 prime ministers and presidents are supposed to finalise an ambitious package to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020.
(2) "It's very clear now that the administration agrees with us," said Wyden, hailing a switch from both the Bush and Obama administration stance that "collecting these records is vital to western civilisation".
(3) Many other innovations are also being hailed as the future of food, from fake chicken to 3D printing and from algae to lab-grown meat.
(4) Three million of us are behind our team!” trumpets La Republica, who hail “the national team's exemplary behaviour so far, both individually and collectively.” Naturally they were saying exactly the same thing after the defeat to Costa Rica.
(5) The win reduced Chelsea’s lead over them to six points and Pellegrini hailed a first clean sheet in five matches.
(6) Chancellor George Osborne hailed today's GDP data as a sign that the UK is recovering ( see his statement here ).
(7) Read more The agreement earned a mixed initial reception, with the UN hailing a “bold” and “groundbreaking” outcome even as other delegates complained of “a terrible precedent” and lack of moral leadership.
(8) Didi Chuxing also claims it accounts for 87% of China’s ride-hailing market, in which US-based Uber is trying to break through.
(9) Scotland's Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead said: "Scotland is rightly hailed as a land of food and drink, which is underpinned by the record exports achieved in both areas in 2011.
(10) The draft released last Monday had been hailed by some church observers and gay rights groups as “a stunning change” in how the Catholic hierarchy talked about gay people.
(11) Yet victory at Wembley will be hailed as vindication of the decision to change manager.
(12) This finding has been hailed as a landmark in cell physiology which may reveal new mechanisms of viral pathogenesis.
(13) While the 1998 World Cup victory by a multicultural “black, blanc, beur” French football team led by Zinedine Zidane was hailed as a new beginning for a mixed nation, it did not stop the race rows and monkey chants in French football.
(14) He hailed the party's commitment to lift low and average earners out of tax, and rounded on those who criticised the Lib Dems' proposed "mansion tax" – a tax on properties worth over £2m – as an attack on "ordinary middle-class owners", saying: "You wonder what part of the solar system they live in."
(15) He hailed the decision to award the Games to London, saying: "This is just the most fantastic opportunity to do everything we ever dreamed of in British sport."
(16) Amid reports that the Treasury is concerned about the escalating costs of the project, which have now reached £42.6bn, the chancellor hailed the chance to change the "economic geography" of Britain.
(17) In what is being hailed as one of the first tangible signs in a change of outlook for Greece, the European Investment Bank has also agreed to inject up to €750m into the cashed-starved Greek economy with immediate effect.
(18) The US Department of Justice hailed a “landmark achievement”.
(19) Cameron also did not know about Ashcroft's status as recently as 8 February – by which time Hague knew – when the Tory leader hailed the change in the law in a speech on new politics.
(20) Taxis will still accept customers hailing them from the street.