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call waiting

noun

  1. 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.


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"Unfortunately I have a sick call waiting me," he said, gathering up his gown and slowly rising.

What made you apologize for keeping a telephone call waiting while you went out and saved a perfectly good life?

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