Definition of Area code

1. Noun. A number usually of 3 digits assigned to a telephone area as in the United States and Canada.

Generic synonyms: Code



Definition of Area code

1. Noun. A prefix appended to a telephone number indicating the geographical area. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Area Code

are
are you OK
are you allergic to any medications
are you deaf
are you married
are you religious
are you single
are you taking any medications
are your ears burning
area-denial
area acustica
area bombing
area centralis
area cochleae
area code (current term)
area codes
area cribrosa papillae renalis
area gastrica
area health education centres
area intercondylaris anterior tibiae
area intercondylaris posterior tibiae
area nervi facialis
area nuda hepatis
area of cardiac dullness
area of facial nerve
area of influence
area opaca
area parolfactoria
area pellucida

Literary usage of Area code

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"The area code for St. Barts is 590. The area code for French St. Martin is also 590, but when you call the French side from the Dutch side you must dial 00, ..."

2. Montreal by Ulysses Travel Guides Staff (2004)
"Telecommunications The area code for the island of Montreal is 514. The area code for the region around the island is 450. Calls between these two regions ..."

3. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Developer's Workshopby John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb by John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb (1998)
"The table tapped by the first Data control presents area code data in ascending ... The query provides the same table of area code data in ascending state ..."

4. SAS 9.1.3 Language Reference: Concepts by SAS Institute (2005)
"This is the first number in the area code. \d matches a digit. This is the second number in the area code. \d matches a digit. This is the third number in ..."

5. Atlanta Alive!by Ann Carroll Burgess by Ann Carroll Burgess (2001)
"Metro Atlanta now has three, and you must use an area code, but not the number 1, ... You must do this even if you are calling within the same area code. ..."

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