signal caller

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n signal caller (American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team "quarterback is the most important position on the team"
    • n signal caller (football) the person who plays quarterback
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Usage

In literature:

Cicely said that was a signal to callers that the wife had only gone out for a few minutes and would return soon.
"Round About a Great Estate" by Richard Jefferies
The muazzen (prayer caller) now gave the first signal to begin prayers, and we repeated the usual formulae after the Mahdi.
"Fire and Sword in the Sudan" by Rudolf C. Slatin
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In news:

Deceptively fast signal-caller Jones keeps rival defenders on their toes.
The Big Ten undoubtedly has several signal-callers who are vital to their team's success.
Enter junior college signal-callers Press Taylor and Jacob Laudenslayer.
Kurt Snibbe/ESPN.comAs ESPN the Magazine polls readers for its NEXT issue, Flem ponders the next Arizona signal-caller.
Steve Spurrier is praising QB Connor Shaw a little more than a week after he benched his signal caller.
Maybe the extra preparation will help his signal-callers.
Gator signal caller Kurt Benkert took control early with an opening 60-yard drive that ended with senior Devon Calhoun's 3-yard dive off tackle for the game's first touchdown.
Sophomore QB Jack Garcia has grown from game manager to a signal caller with the ability to make big plays.
Which signal-callers are capable of greatness.
Second-year signal caller Mark Sanchez has all the leadership skills to… (Sabo/News ).
Sean Robinson adjusts signal caller positions for Purdue.
Russell gives MSU mature signal caller.
Louisville quarterback Brian Brohm isn't the only signal caller in the state expected to produce big results this year.
Kay will be the Bearcats' starting signal caller this Saturday against Rutgers with a chance to really complicate the Big East title race.
The former Miners signal caller discussed the impending NFL lockout, his future with the Bengals, and weighed in on his brother's situation in Cincinnati.
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In science:

After the signalling messages e.g. SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) messages are exchanged between the caller and callee, and the connection is successful, the conversation takes place, in form of audio streams - RTP (Real-Time Transport Protocol) streams - which are sent bidirectional.
Lost Audio Packets Steganography: The First Practical Evaluation
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