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recall

US the process by which elected officials may be deprived of office by popular vote

recall

[′rē‚kȯl]
(communications)
A flashing signal to the attendant's switchboard; the operator may be recalled by the subscriber operating the switch hook of the subscriber's set.
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Next follows a review of the few elections in which state officials, including legislators and judges, have been recalled and a discussion of the advisability of recalling judges.
In 1978, four major federal recalling agencies (Food and Drug Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, and Consumer Product Safety Commission) reported 1,510 separate recall campaigns, retrieving at least 29,770,562 products (Levy, 1979, p.
By as early as age 6, people who are asked to recall lists of items from memory tests--in any order that springs to mind--first mention items that they previously had the most trouble recalling, Brainerd and his colleagues report in the July PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE.
This be gins with the company sending the FDA all information related to the product, such as the name and information of the recalling firm, name of manufacturer, and reason for recall, including a description of exactly how the product is defective, how that issue affects safety and the date the issue occurred.
The California recall election has now become much larger than recalling the governor.
She has launched a campaign to "overhaul the system for recalling children's products.