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call in

[′kȯl ‚in]
(computer science)
To transfer control of a digital computer, temporarily, from a main routine to a subroutine that is inserted in the sequence of calculating operations, to fulfill an ancillary purpose.
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Virtuoso said that, even if he wasn't director, he, as a union chief code enforcement officer, would still get the call ins, which comes with, by union contract, a minimum of three hours straight time and two hours overtime.
The oversimplification and sensationalism of serious, often multifaceted issues since often only those with extreme views choose to call in. Ann Dehorn Carbondale, Ill.