call-out


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call-out

(kôl′out′)
n.
1. An order or telephone call summoning a military unit, the police, or an emergency crew to a specified place.
2.
a. A distinct area of text separated from the main text of a document to emphasize items of noteworthy attention.
b. An item, as in a list, included in such an area or otherwise identified as noteworthy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.call-out - a challenge to a fight or duel
challenge - a call to engage in a contest or fight
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The RNLI figures released yesterday show Dun Laoghaire had the most call-outs followed by Enniskillen.
Information from fire services show firefighters being attacked, pelted with objects and verbally abused as they try to respond to emergency call-outs.
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We had four call-outs in one weekend during the snow," said the team's publicity officer Owen Phillips, who lives in Holmfirth.
These call-outs are not necessary as these yobbos go out with the aim to get knocked out of their heads.
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Firefighters were attacked by young yobs armed with fireworks as they faced a deluge of emergency call-outs last night.
It comes after the service responded to 45 call-outs involving clinically obese people last year.
Conwy lifeboat spokesman Peter Wright said: "We have been surprised by how many more call-outs we've had.
Coastguard chiefs concede that the number of call-outs are probably a cry for help.
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The figures you provided were vague and non-specific and depended on what the police define as call-outs Kim Marsh, Julian Close, Walsgrave