call waiting


noun

a telephone service feature whereby a person engaged in a telephone call is notified by a tone that a second call is being made to the same number, and is able to talk to either party while keeping the other on hold.

Nearby words

  1. call to mind,
  2. call to order,
  3. call to quarters,
  4. call up,
  5. call upon,
  6. call-and-response,
  7. call-board,
  8. call-exner body,
  9. call-in,
  10. call-in pay

Compare hold button.

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