trunk call


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trunk call

n
(Telecommunications) chiefly Brit a long-distance telephone call
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trunk call - a telephone call made outside the local calling areatrunk call - a telephone call made outside the local calling area; "I talked to her by long distance"
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"
toll call - a long-distance telephone call at charges above a local rate
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trunk call

n (Brit) (old) (Telec) → (telefonata) interurbana
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Ray Egan, aka John Bull, and the London plane tree on Broad Street, which is thought to have been planted in 1876 VETERAN campaigner Ray Egan - the man who protests under the name John Bull - has taken a trunk call to save one of the region's best-known trees.
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com TRUNK CALL Stylish storage is made easy with these on-trend trunks and tuck boxes, which are far too good for actual luggage.
Five years later she made the first trunk call in the United Kingdom and when email technology was in its infancy, the Queen became the first monarch to send one of the electronic messages, in 1976 during a visit to an Army base.
In the real world of telephones, though, dialling replaced operator-connected calls as the years moved on, and, by the end of the 1950s, it was even possible to make a trunk call by dialling directly from a phone box: who now remembers the days of Button A and Button B?
In a 2,000-word feature June 3, 1953, Variety London correspondent Harold Myers detailed, on tight deadline and dictated over a trunk call, both the hoopla surrounding the ceremony and its impact on all manner of media.
You could make a trunk call, after requesting the operator.
IT WAS the trunk call that keepers at Twycross Zoo had waited 22 months to hear.