- caller ID ˌcaller IˈD also ˌcaller disˈplay noun [uncountable] TELECOMMUNICATIONSa system that shows you which telephone number is calling you when someone makes a call
* * *caller ID UK US noun [U] (UK also caller display)► COMMUNICATIONS a phone service that shows you the phone number of the person who is telephoning you: »
The phone includes a small screen, which can display caller ID during an incoming call.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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caller ID — UK / US or caller display UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms caller ID : singular caller ID plural caller IDs a system that shows you the telephone number of someone who is calling you before you pick up the phone … English dictionary
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caller ID — caller I D noun count or uncount a system that shows you the telephone number of someone who is calling you before you pick up the phone … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
caller — c.1500, one who proclaims, agent noun from CALL (Cf. call) (v.). Meaning one who announces step changes at a dance is recorded from 1882; one who places a telephone call, 1898. Meaning a social visitor is attested from 1786 … Etymology dictionary