conference call

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conference call

n.
A conference by telephone in which three or more persons in different locations participate by means of a central switching unit.

conference call

n
(Telecommunications) a special telephone facility by which three or more people using conventional or cellular phones can be linked up to speak to one another

con′ference call`


n.
a telephone call that interconnects three or more phones simultaneously.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conference call - a telephone call in which more than two people participateconference call - a telephone call in which more than two people participate
call, phone call, telephone call - 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"
three-way calling - a way of adding a third party to your conversation without the assistance of a telephone operator
Translations
konferenční hovor
konferencesalmødesal
conférence téléphonique
konferenciahívás
hovor viacerých ľudí cez telefón
telefon konferansı

conference call

n (Telec) → Konferenzschaltung f

confer

(kənˈfəː) past tense past participle conˈferred verb
1. (often with with) to consult each other. The staff conferred (with the headmaster) about the new timetable.
2. (with on) to give (an honour) to someone. The university conferred degrees on two famous scientists.
conference (ˈkonfərəns) noun
a meeting for discussion. The conference of heart specialists was held in New York.
ˈconference call noun
a telephone conversation in which more than two people participate.
References in classic literature ?
Earlier in the evening he had had a telephone conference with the Ancient Mariner, who had reported only progress with an exceptionally strong nibble that very day from a retired quack doctor.
Once you have properly completed the registration form, you will receive the dial-in number, a personal identification number (PIN) and instructions for accessing the telephone conference.
To listen to the telephone conference and view the power point presentation live, you can join a webcast.
If you would like to participate in the telephone conference you may dial-in, listen and take part by calling +44 (0)20 8781 0596, quoting ``Kvaerner'' if you are in the UK/Europe.
Participants in the telephone conference can choose to pre-register at https://eventreg1.
The Boeing Company on Wednesday will hold a telephone conference call to provide media with information shared at this week's Boeing Financial Analysts Conference in Orlando, Fla.
30 on 26 January and a recording from the telephone conference on 27 January at the latest.
4 /CNW-PRN/ - JetForm Corporation (Nasdaq:FORMF; TSE: JFM) will hold telephone conference calls following the release of the preliminary third-quarter results for the period ended January 31, 1999.