Miscall vs Midcall - What's the difference?
As a verb miscall
is to call (someone) bad names; to insult, abuse.
As an adjective midcall is
during a call.
To call (someone) bad names; to insult, abuse.
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*1644 , (John Milton), Aeropagitica :
*:He there exhorts us to hear with patience and humility those, however they be miscall'd , that desire to live purely, in such a use of Gods Ordinances, as the best guidance of their conscience gives them, and to tolerat them, though in some disconformity to our selves.
To call (something) by the wrong name.
* 1969 , Vladimir Nabokov, Ada or Ardor , Penguin 2011, p. 48:
- But one aboue the rest in speciall, / That had an hog beene late, hight Grille by name, / Repined greatly, and did him miscall , / That had from hoggish forme him brought to naturall.
- ‘In this country, peasants miscall it “Cowslip,” though of course the true Cowslip, Primula veris , is a different plant altogether.’
During a call.
* 1997 , Linda Richardson, Stop Telling, Start Selling: How to Use Customer-Focused Dialogue to Close Sales
* 2004 , Jian-Guo Ma, Third generation communication systems: future developments and advanced topics
- This midcall rapport detour saved the day. At the end of the call, they went to lunch and soon they were doing business.
* 2009 , Alan B. Johnston, SIP: understanding the Session Initiation Protocol
- In order to support midcall mobility, we need to add the ability to move while a session is active.
- The contents may be signaling information, a midcall event, or some sort of stimulus.