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trunk call

n
(Telecommunications) chiefly Brit a long-distance telephone call
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Noun1.trunk call - a telephone call made outside the local calling areatrunk call - a telephone call made outside the local calling area; "I talked to her by long distance"
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"
toll call - a long-distance telephone call at charges above a local rate
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trunk call

n (Brit) (old) (Telec) → (telefonata) interurbana
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Making local calls was okay in that dispensation, but users wanting to make a long distance call (commonly known as trunk call) had to depend on the goodness of telephone exchange operators.
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Five years later she made the first trunk call in the United Kingdom and when email technology was in its infancy, the Queen became the first monarch to send one of the electronic messages, in 1976 during a visit to an Army base.
In the real world of telephones, though, dialling replaced operator-connected calls as the years moved on, and, by the end of the 1950s, it was even possible to make a trunk call by dialling directly from a phone box: who now remembers the days of Button A and Button B?
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A phone call to your village would cost the earth and you had to book what was known as a "Trunk Call".