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1. The reading aloud of a list of names of people, as in a classroom or military post, to determine who is present or absent.
2. The time fixed for such a reading.
1. (Military) the reading aloud of an official list of names, those present responding when their names are read out
2. (Military) the time or signal for such a reading
the calling of a list of names, as of soldiers or students, for checking attendance.
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|Noun||1.||roll call - calling out an official list of names|
mail call - a call of names of those receiving mail
muster call - a call of the names of personnel at a military assembly
attendance check - a call of students' names in a classroom