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call waiting

n.
A telephone service that alerts someone using the phone to an incoming call and allows switching between calls.

call′ wait′ing


n.
a telephone service whereby a person engaged in a phone call is notified by a tone that a second call is being made to the same number.
[1990–95]
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Noun1.call waiting - a way of letting you know that someone else is calling when you are using your telephonecall waiting - a way of letting you know that someone else is calling when you are using your telephone
telephony, telephone - transmitting speech at a distance
Translations
indication d'appel en instance
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