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.

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
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