Meaning of callback

call•back

Pronunciation: (kôl'bak"), [key]
— n.
  1. an act of calling back.
  2. a summoning of workers back to work after a layoff.
  3. a summoning of an employee back to work after working hours, as for emergency business.
  4. a request to a performer who has auditioned for a role, booking, or the like to return for another audition.
  5. recall (def. 12).
  6. a return telephone call.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to such a call: Please leave a callback number.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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