CALLOUT

Etymology

Noun

callout (plural callouts)

(communication) An outgoing telephone call.

(slang) An invitation to fight; the act of one child calling out another.

(typography, graphic layout) A pull quote: an excerpt from an article (such as in a news magazine) that is duplicated in a large font alongside the article so as to grab a reader's attention and indicate the article's topic.

A summons to someone designated as being on call.

(US) A meeting or rally held in order to find interested participants, e.g. for an activity or sports team.

An annotation that pertains to a specific location in a body of text or a graphic, and that is visually linked to that location by a mark or a matching pair of marks.

The act of calling out from work, i.e. announcing that one cannot attend.

Anagrams

• Cotulla, outcall

Source: Wiktionary



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