caller ID

(redirected from Caller display)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
Related to Caller display: Caller line identification

call·er ID

 (kô′lər)
n.
A telephone service that provides for subscribers the name and telephone number of a caller, which appear on a display as the call is being received.

caller ID


n.
a telephone service that allows a subscriber to identify a caller before answering by displaying the caller's telephone number on a small screen.
[1985–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caller ID - a small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling youcaller ID - a small display that will show you the telephone number of the party calling you
video display, display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
Translations
présentation de la ligne appelante
References in periodicals archive ?
To make a spoof call, all that you have to do is to open a form on the vendor's web page, enter your phone number, the recipient's phone number, and the number you want to appear on the recipient's caller display.
What concerns me is that the number on the caller display looked like a standard UK number despite the call obviously originating abroad - sounded like India.
She had no idea her landline and broadband accounts had switched to the new provider, then noticed she was being charged for services such as caller display, which she hadn't requested.
Don't rely on your phone's caller display to identify a caller.
Double check: Don't rely on your phone's caller display to identify a caller.
So they could ring you up to fleece you - and if you have caller display the phone number of your bank or financial firm will incorrectly show up.
Hazel Dracup used to have a problem with cold callers but now has caller display on her phone.
I bought a caller display telephone and do not answer calls unless I recognise the number.
ZENA SAYS: A caller display phone is a good place to start.
A number of other services including Voicemail, Call Waiting, Caller Display, Call Barring and Ring Back will also be available as Bolt Ons for an additional monthly fee.
I have a caller display unit, which shows me the date, time and number calling me, if I do not know the person calling me I don't answer the call.