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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
(CID) A short piece of text transmitted bysome telephone systems describing the origin of a call,e.g. the name of the caller. Some telephone handsets candisplay this. A computer telephony integration system mightuse it to trigger actions on the callee's computer such aslooking up the caller in a database and displaying theirdetails on screen.There may also be a separate "caller id number" giving thetelephone number of the originator of the call.
By Denis Howe
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- A German historian and poet; born in Neidenburg, East Prussia, Jan. 19, 1821; died at Munich, May 1, 1891. He studied severely Konigsberg home, wrote essays of deep scholarship; "Socialistic Elements Goethe's Wilhelm Meister"; tragedy, "The Death Tiberius", the ripest historical learning; "Corsica"; other most authoritative books travel description, based on close personal study. also "Euphorion", an epic, poems high repute. But his works, unsurpassed learning vivid realization spirit their times, are commanding monument genius. City Rome Middle Ages", "Lucretia Borgia", "Urban VIII"., Monuments Popes", "Athenais", need be named.