caller ID

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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.
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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]
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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
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It said that the use of false CLI (caller line identification) on incoming international calls was also a national security risk as it impeded any call tracing and prevented lawful interception.
Initially, the staff could not determine the caller's number since their caller line identification (CLI) was dysfunctional.
The phone number from which Omer Mansoor called the journalist was identified on CLI (Caller Line Identification) as 0093774021675.
Moreover, the sources said the Authority, in order to educate and involve the public to report any international calls received with local Caller Line Identification (CLI) had advertised in newspapers and was also initiating a media campaign through Cellular Mobile Operators.