[ vid-ee-oh kawl ]
/ ˈvɪd iˌoʊ ˌkɔl /
an act or instance of communicating with one or more people using a smartphone, mobile device, webcam, etc., to transmit and receive both audio and video.
verb (used with or without object) Sometimes vid·e·o-call .
to communicate with (one or more people) by using a smartphone, computer, etc., to transmit and receive audio and video: It would be nice if the grandkids lived closer, but at least we video call each other pretty often.Employees working remotely are expected to videocall into the department meetings with the collaboration app.
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Also vid·e·o chat [vid-ee-oh chat] /ˈvɪd iˌoʊ ˌtʃæt/ .
Origin of video call
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby video call
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British Dictionary definitions for video call
a call made via a mobile phone with a camera and a screen, allowing the participants to see each other as they talk
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