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Words starting with call

4 letter words starting with call

  • call — If you call someone or something by a particular name or title, you give them that name or title.
  • call a halt — to put an end (to something); stop
  • call a spade a spade — to speak plainly and frankly
  • call alarm — an electronic device that sends an alarm signal, usually to a distant monitoring centre
  • call around — If you call around, you phone several people, usually when you are trying to organize something or to find some information.

5 letter words starting with call

  • calla — any southern African plant of the aroid genus Zantedeschia, esp Z. aethiopica, which has a white funnel-shaped spathe enclosing a yellow spadix
  • calli — Irregular plural form of callus.
  • calls — Plural form of call.
  • calla lily — any southern African plant of the aroid genus Zantedeschia, esp Z. aethiopica, which has a white funnel-shaped spathe enclosing a yellow spadix

6 letter words starting with call

  • callan — a lad; boy.
  • callao — a port in W Peru, near Lima, on Callao Bay: chief import centre of Peru. Pop: 813 264 (2005 est)
  • callas — Maria, real name Maria Anna Cecilia Kalageropoulos. 1923–77, Greek operatic soprano, born in the US
  • called — having the name
  • callee — a routine that is called by another routine

7 letter words starting with call

  • call-in — a program in which listeners or viewers phone in comments or questions to the host or a person being interviewed.
  • call-up — an order to report for active military service.
  • callais — a green stone found as beads and ornaments in the late Neolithic and early Bronze Age of W Europe
  • callant — a youth; lad
  • callboy — a person who notifies actors when it is time to go on stage

8 letter words starting with call

  • call-out — an act or instance of calling out.
  • callable — (of a security) subject to redemption before maturity
  • callaloo — the leaves of the taro, or, sometimes, other plants, cooked and eaten as a vegetable
  • callback — A callback is an occasion when you are asked to return for a second interview for a job, or a second audition for a part in a show.
  • callboys — Plural form of callboy.

9 letter words starting with call

  • call-down — to cry out in a loud voice; shout: He called her name to see if she was home.
  • call-over — a preliminary hearing
  • callaghan — (Leonard) James, Baron Callaghan of Cardiff. 1912–2005, British Labour statesman; prime minister (1976–79)
  • callaloos — Plural form of callaloo.
  • callbacks — Plural form of callback.

10 letter words starting with call

  • call-board — a bulletin board, as in a theater, on which notices are posted announcing rehearsals, changes in the cast, etc.
  • calla-lily — Also called calla lily, arum lily. any of several plants belonging to the genus Zantedeschia, of the arum family, especially Z. aethiopica, having arrow-shaped leaves and a large white spathe enclosing a yellow spike.
  • callathump — a shivaree.
  • calligraph — to produce by means of calligraphy: The love letter was calligraphed in a delicate hand.
  • calliopean — resembling a calliope in sound; piercingly loud: a calliopean voice.

11 letter words starting with call

  • callanetics — a system of exercise involving frequent repetition of small muscular movements and squeezes, designed to improve muscle tone
  • callicrates — 5th century bc, Greek architect: with Ictinus, designed the Parthenon
  • calligramme — words arranged to form a picture
  • calligraphy — Calligraphy is the art of producing beautiful handwriting using a brush or a special pen.
  • callimachus — late 5th century bc, Greek sculptor, reputed to have invented the Corinthian capital

12 letter words starting with call

  • call-by-name — (reduction)   (CBN) (Normal order reduction, leftmost, outermost reduction). An argument passing convention (first provided by ALGOL 60?) where argument expressions are passed unevaluated. This is usually implemented by passing a pointer to a thunk - some code which will return the value of the argument and an environment giving the values of its free variables. This evaluation strategy is guaranteed to reach a normal form if one exists. When used to implement functional programming languages, call-by-name is usually combined with graph reduction to avoid repeated evaluation of the same expression. This is then known as call-by-need. The opposite of call-by-name is call-by-value where arguments are evaluated before they are passed to a function. This is more efficient but is less likely to terminate in the presence of infinite data structures and recursive functions. Arguments to macros are usually passed using call-by-name.
  • call-by-need — (reduction)   A reduction strategy which delays evaluation of function arguments until their values are needed. A value is needed if it is an argument to a primitive function or it is the condition in a conditional. Call-by-need is one aspect of lazy evaluation. The term first appears in Chris Wadsworth's thesis "Semantics and Pragmatics of the Lambda calculus" (Oxford, 1971, p. 183). It was used later, by J. Vuillemin in his thesis (Stanford, 1973).
  • calligraphed — Simple past tense and past participle of calligraph.
  • calligrapher — A calligrapher is a person skilled in the art of calligraphy.
  • calligraphic — fancy penmanship, especially highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes: She appreciated the calligraphy of the 18th century.

13 letter words starting with call

  • call-by-value — (CBV) An evaluation strategy where arguments are evaluated before the function or procedure is entered. Only the values of the arguments are passed and changes to the arguments within the called procedure have no effect on the actual arguments as seen by the caller. See applicative order reduction, call-by-value-result, strict evaluation, call-by-name, lazy evaluation.
  • calligraphist — fancy penmanship, especially highly decorative handwriting, as with a great many flourishes: She appreciated the calligraphy of the 18th century.
  • callisthenics — light exercises designed to promote general fitness, develop muscle tone, etc
  • callithumpian — relating to or resembling a callithump

14 letter words starting with call

16 letter words starting with call

17 letter words starting with call

  • call-and-response — a form of interaction between a speaker and one or more listeners, in which every utterance of the speaker elicits a verbal or non-verbal response from the listener or listeners
  • call-by-reference — (programming)   An argument passing convention where the address of an argument variable is passed to a function or procedure, as opposed to passing the value of the argument expression. Execution of the function or procedure may have side-effects on the actual argument as seen by the caller. The C language's "&" (address of) and "*" (dereference) operators allow the programmer to code explicit call-by-reference. Other languages provide special syntax to declare reference arguments (e.g. ALGOL 60). See also call-by-name, call-by-value, call-by-value-result.

20 letter words starting with call

  • call-by-value-result — An argument passing convention where the actual argument is a variable V whose value is copied to a local variable L inside the called function or procedure. If the procedure modifies L, these changes will not affect V, which may also be in scope inside the procedure, until the procedure returns when the final value of L is copied to V. Under call-by-reference changes to L would affect V immediately. Used, for example, by BBC BASIC V on the Acorn Archimedes.

30 letter words starting with call

  • call-with-current-continuation — (programming)   (call/cc) A Lisp control function that implements the continuation passing style of programming. In continuation passing style (CPS), every function f takes an extra final argument k called the "continuation". The continuation is itself a function and represents the rest of the program. Instead of just returning a value in the normal way, f passes it as an argument to k and returns the result of that. call/cc takes a function f as its argument and calls f, passing it the current continuation k. It thus allows a CPS function to be called in a non-CPS (direct) context. For example, if the final result is to print the value returned by call/cc then anything passed to k will also be printed. E.g, in Scheme: (define (f k) (k 1) (k 2) 3) (display (call-with-current-continuation f)) Will display 1.

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