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accept

[ak′sept]
(computer science)
A data transmission statement which is used in FORTRAN when the computer is in conversational mode, and which enables the programmer to input, through the teletypewriter, data the programmer wishes stored in memory.

accept

(library, networking)
Berkeley Unix networking socket library routine to satisfy a connection request from a remote host. A specified socket on the local host (which must be capable of accepting the connection) is connected to the requesting socket on the remote host. The remote socket's socket address is returned.

Unix manual pages: accept(2), connect(2).
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They must document maintenance and cleaning procedures, and the means by which acceptably designed and constructed equipment is used.
Higher oil prices today are a wakeup call to the fact that infinite growth is impossible and population growth is approaching the limits of what the environment can acceptably support.
What with a gorilla suit, scarf dancing, and colored lights in its bag of acceptably cheap tricks, Luis De Abreu's KIT-1999 was knowing, audience-participation nonsense for a crowd eager for a little easy razzle-dazzle.
Given the nature of biographical methods, it seems to this reader that Spurlock and Magistro acceptably qualified their claims, expanded the number of women in their sample, and introduced significant interpretations of both popular culture and social science in order to deal with the problems of generalizing.
Risk management is the sum of all activities directed toward acceptably accommodating the possibility of failure in a program.
For example, when Caiaphas says, "It is expedient that one man should die for the people," he uses the Greek term anthropos, not aner; this could acceptably be, "It is expedient that one person die.
At the time, Plant 2's scrubber was operating acceptably, but it was of marginal capacity.
7-liter four-cylinder, base models accelerate acceptably well with a manual and somewhat slowly with the automatic.
Limited ability to interact readily and acceptably with doctors and other clinical personnel.
The first test was conducted to determine if ultrasonic cleaning could acceptably clean salvage parts.
He actually operated as a safety valve in local politics, funneling frustration into acceptably non-threatening forms, and supplanting the organizing processes that might have otherwise generated grassroots leadership and demands for radical change.