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hot line

[′hät ′līn]
(communications)
Direct circuit between two points, available for immediate use without patching or switching.
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This scale was administered to the Teen Hot Line volunteers in October, 1992 and again in March, 1993.
Self-help programs include educating employees on how they can deal with minor legal matters, such as the filing of small claims actions, whereas preventive programs are aimed at encouraging empl6yees to contact the plan's hot line before pursuing help from an attorney for problems such as leases and contracts.
Japan and the United States opened a hot line in 1972 using a telex.
Without the hot line in place, foster is confident that employees who steal from the company would be caught - ventually.
The pounds 3 million hot line was launched in a blaze of publicity a year ago, with celebrity chef Nick Nairn fronting the campaign.
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South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said the hot line has been used for cross-border travel for an inter-Korean industrial complex in the North's border town of Kaesong.
The hot line will be set up between the Home Secretaries of the two countries.
The Iranian leader made receptive comments about the potential hot line during a visit to New York last month to attend the annual United Nations General Assembly meeting, the Wall Street Journal reports.
TOKYO - Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama met Monday with visiting Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao in Tokyo for talks on how to respond to the fatal sinking of a South Korean warship for which North Korea has been found responsible as well as on the launch of a bilateral hot line to avert frictions in maritime disputes.
Bulgaria's Executive Agency "Main Labor Directorate" opened a hot line for Bulgarians working in Greece to signal about violations of the labor laws.
certified TriWest Healthcare Alliance's Suicide Prevention Hot Line, available to TRICARE beneficiaries throughout 21 western states.