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.
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Examples of VA's educational efforts include developing online courses on infectious diseases of Southwest Asia; holding conferences on brain injuries; conducting conference calls, each of which provided more than 100 VA staff with information on transferring servicemembers from DOD to VA health care services; and developing publications on the long-term effects of using an antimalarial drug.