call out

Definitions

  • Little Black Sambo jumped up and called out
    Little Black Sambo jumped up and called out
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v call out challenge to a duel "Aaron Burr called out Alexander Hamilton"
    • v call out utter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy "`I won!' he exclaimed","`Help!' she cried","`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
    • v call out call out loudly, as of names or numbers
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Singer Chaka Khan came out with a line of chocolates called "Chakalates."
    • Call out to challenge to fight, esp. a duel: to summon to service, bring into operation
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Quotations

  • Jerome K. Jerome
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    “If you desire to drain to the dregs the fullest cup of scorn and hatred that a fellow human being can pour out for you, let a young mother hear you call dear baby it.”
  • Philip K. Dick
    Philip K. Dick
    “Drug misuse is not a disease, it is a decision, like the decision to step out in front of a moving car. You would call that not a disease but an error of judgment.”
  • Little Richard
    Little Richard
    “They shoulda called me Little Cocaine, I was sniffing so much of the stuff! My nose got big enough to back a diesel truck in, unload it, and drive it right out again.”
  • Claiborne Pell
    Claiborne Pell
    “My opponent called me a cream puff. Well, I rushed out and got the baker's union to endorse me.”
  • Eric Hoffer
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    “To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question.”
  • John Donne
    John%20Donne
    “And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ceallian; Ice. kalla, Dut. kallen.

Usage

In literature:

Then she knotted the reins about a branch, and called out sharply.
"Masters of the Wheat-Lands" by Harold Bindloss
I found him in the empty starboard forecastle and called him out.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
The man turned and called out something.
"The Convert" by Elizabeth Robins
Greetings were called out by men and women.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
Kolokotrones, calling out the last men from Tripolitza, relieved Ypsilanti at Argos.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Many hailed him and he called out in return, or waved his hand.
"The Rover Boys in Alaska" by Arthur M. Winfield
At sight of those coming toward her she called out quickly.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
The crows and daws might have called out another name for her, which we know better.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
Then she knotted the reins about a branch, and called out sharply.
"Hawtrey's Deputy" by Harold Bindloss
The King in his terror called out, 'Stop a moment; I will give you half my kingdom if you will drive all the wolves away.
"The Yellow Fairy Book" by Leonora Blanche Alleyne Lang
And I hated him for calling out that this was what people got by mollycoddling their children.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
Montfichet called out for Robin to give him an arm.
"Robin Hood" by Paul Creswick
I was called out of the room for half an hour.
"Captain Bayley's Heir:" by G. A. Henty
People sighed happily and called out a welcome to her.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
The whole scene impresses him beyond expectation and calls out all his powers.
"The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I." by Sir Leslie Stephen
As a young urchin calling out "Monthly Guide" passed by them, Reg stopped him, and told him to follow them to the hotel.
"Australia Revenged" by Boomerang
So they called out to him and he told them what had taken place.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
Vessels ahead had seen mackerel, the skipper called out.
"The Seiners" by James B. (James Brendan) Connolly
Then we all went on again, till I heard some one call out that we'd got to heave-to.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
The governor ought to have stopped them, but he was afraid to call out the people, and he let the murders go on.
"The Story of Our Country"
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In poetry:

Calling out, yet fearing
Someone might hear the cry,
Destined to disappearing
Within another I.
"Girl in Love" by Rainer Maria Rilke
Unheeded let the newsboy call,
Aside the ledger lay
The world will keep its treadmill step
Though we fall out to-day.
"June On The Merrimac" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Out spake an ancient man, "I know
The maiden whom ye mean;
I bought her of a Limerick man,
And she is called Kathleen.
"Kathleen" by John Greenleaf Whittier
'Paul as he stood and preached beside it
Facing the crowd,
A small gaunt figure with wasted features,
Calling out loud
"In The British Museum" by Thomas Hardy
Do you wish to tell M.P.'s
That it's time for dinner, please?
Do you seek to call them out?
If not, what's it all about?
"Lines to a Canberra Stamp" by C J Dennis
"'When I hid me from my father, and shut out
my mother's call,
I sinned against those dear ones, and the Father
of us all.
"Mary Garvin" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

State GOP's right wing to call out Whitman.
Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa.
While it is difficult at times to completely follow Harvard University professor Ingrid Monson's every shifting thesis in Freedom Sounds: Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa, this is a very enjoyable read.
City Halls call out for help from Obama.
School's back in Eugene, call out the Party Patrol.
Scribes call out to Sony.
Call out the lies right in your headlines.
Al Roker made things a little awkward on the "Today Show" when he seemingly called out Matt Lauer for railroading former co-anchor Ann Curry off the show earlier this year.
Call Out for Industry's Top Credit Union Lenders.
Women's groups call out political sexism.
Denver, call out the reserves.
Call out, call out, call out the Nuggets' reserves.
The Crystal Department reports being called out at approximately 11:36 pm on Monday, July 9, 2012 for a camper on fire on the corner of Parade and N. St Marys streets.
In the free market, only the true capitalist , the entrepreneur, is sufficiently independent to call out all the aforementioned players on their nonsense and obfuscation.
The jogger was running about 7:30 pm on San Fernando Road when he heard a man call out to him, according to Glendale police.
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In science:

The numerical integration is carried out using the so-called iterative Crank-Nicholson scheme with 3 iterations (counting the initial Euler step as iteration 1).
Simple excision of a black hole in 3+1 numerical relativity
This will subsequently be worked out for the three so-called An -symmetric spaces.
Integrable Lattices: Random Matrices and Random Permutations
We shall always identify in this way a simple group G with a subgroup of Aut(G) and the quotient Out(G) = Aut(G)/G is then called the group of outer automorphisms of G.
Finite simple groups and localization
We will begin in the second section by defining precisely what we call a number operator algebra, and work out the first consequences of the definition.
Number Operator Algebras
The first comment concerns the statements made in the abstract, introduction and conclusions of claiming that the model of (which the authors of call the DGP model) is ruled out by the cosmological data.
Comments on "A Supernova Brane Scan"
Since every topology contains all other topologies with a smaller number of external legs, it is created recursively out of those by calling Build Single().
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Accordingly, in every method C++ commands and calling sequences are written out into a C++ file resulting in the appropriate methods.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
The global SU (3) gauge symmetry of the system gives out conserved charges of the theory, which are usually called color charges.
Gauge Theory of Gravity
Here, we carry out a so-called rational approximation.
Multifractal current distribution in random diode networks
Varieties of algebras turn out to be nilpotent Maltsev precisely when their theories may be obtained as results of iterated linear extensions by bifunctors from the so called abelian theories.
Linear extensions and nilpotence for Maltsev theories
We call such solutions “ergodic”. (While it will turn out that some of them are not truly ergodic, in the sense of describing states where the entire configuration space is visited with Boltzmann probabilities, they violate ergodicity in a rather trivial way, like a ferromagnet below the Curie temperature.
Embedding a Native State into a Random Heteropolymer Model: The Dynamic Approach
Non-degenerate Deformations. A pro jective variety X ⊂ P(V ) is called a 2-variety if it is cut out by quadrics, i.e. its homogeneous ideal I ∈ C[V ] is generated by I2 .
Hermitian Characteristics of Nilpotent Elements
Traditional discussions around the problem of the arrow of time are usually subsumed under the label ”the problem of the direction of time”, as if we could find an exclusively physical criterion for singling out the direction of time, identified with what we call ”the future”.
The cosmological origin of time-asymmetry
From the naive point of view the one-dimensional extended ob jects are not at all singled out among other, and strings are just particular case of so called p-branes (number p measures the dimension of brane).
String Theory or Field Theory?
Out of the infinity of possible generalizations the so called q–additivity prescription has found widespread utility.
Information theory and generalized statistics
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