HyperDic: calling_card

English > 3 senses of the expression calling card:
NOUNpossessioncalling card, phone carda card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls
communicationcalling card, visiting card, carda printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited
cognitioncalling carda distinguishing characteristic or behavior
English > calling card: 3 senses > noun 1, possession
MeaningA card that is used instead of cash to make telephone calls.
Synonymphone card
Broadercredit card, charge card, charge plate, plasticA card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
English > calling card: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited.
Synonymsvisiting card, card
Broadergreeting, salutation(usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
Spanishtargeta, tarjeta de visita, tarjeta
Catalantargeta de visita, targeta, tarja
English > calling card: 3 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA distinguishing characteristic or behavior.
Example"bombs are a terrorist's calling cards"
Broaderpeculiarity, distinctive feature, distinguishing characteristicAn odd / odd or unusual characteristic / characteristic

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