oxford views updated May 18 2018
hot·line / ˈhätˌlīn/ (also hot line) •
n. a direct telephone line set up for a specific purpose, esp. for use in emergencies or for communication between heads of government. ∎ a telephone line to a source of information or emergency help: a domestic violence hotline a technical support hotline.
gale views updated Jun 27 2018
Hotline ★★ 1982
After taking a job answering phones at a crisis center, a woman becomes the next target of a psychotic killer. 96m/C VHS . Lynda Carter, Steve Forrest, Granville Van Dusen, Monte Markham, James Booth; D: Jerry Jameson. TV