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callout ‎(plural callouts)

  1. (communication) Outward bound telephone calls.
  2. (slang) An invitation to fight; the act of one child calling out another.
  3. (typography, graphic layout) A pull quote: an excerpt from an article (such as in a news magazine) that is duplicated in a large font alongside the article so as to grab a reader's attention and indicate the article's topic.
  4. A summons to someone designated as being on call
  5. An annotation that pertains to a specific location in a body of text or a graphic, and that is visually linked to that location by a mark or a matching pair of marks.


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