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return

1. Politics a statement of the votes counted at an election or poll
2. Architect
a. a part of a building that forms an angle with the fa?ade
b. any part of an architectural feature that forms an angle with the main part
3. Law a report by a bailiff or other officer on the outcome of a formal document such as a claim, summons, etc., issued by a court
4. Cards a lead of a card in the suit that one's partner has previously led

Return

The continuation of a molding, projection, member, or cornice in a different direction, usually at right angles.

return

[ri′tərn]
(building construction)
The continuation of a molding, projection, member, cornice, or the like, in a different direction, usually at a right angle.
(computer science)
To return control from a subroutine to the calling program.
To go back to a planned point in a computer program and rerun a portion of the program, usually when an error is detected; rerun points are usually not more than 5 minutes apart.
(electronics)
(geophysics)
Any of those surface waves on the record of a large earthquake which have traveled around the earth's surface by the long (greater than 180°) arc between epicenter and station, or which have passed the station and returned after traveling the entire circumference of the earth.

return

The continuation of a molding, projection, member, or cornice, or the like, in a different direction, usually at a right angle. For example, see cornice return and label return.

return

In programming, upon completion of a routine or function, to go back to the point in the program that called the operation. When a function returns control, it may also return a result in the form of a value. For example, "the read function returns a -1 if the read fails" means that if the computer cannot read the file, before returning from the function, it stores a -1 in a variable defined by the programmer. See function. See also Enter key and return code.
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The IRS's electronic filing (e-filing) program started with individual returns.
If adding labor raises the return on capital, then reducing labor, as an aging population will do, will lower the return on capital.
to add additional information (elections, other forms) before the paper return is mailed to IRS; this can no longer occur since the entire electronic return must be sent in one electronic file.
Generally, the temporary regulations are effective for certain returns due after 2005, so CPAs need to be familiar with them this filing season.
You'll have to track the status of the return in your office, whether clients have authorized their review, whether it has been accepted or rejected by the government," he says.
The proposal is reminiscent of proposals, which were previously considered during the debate over abusive tax shelters, to require CEOs or other senior officers to certify that the facts disclosed (or reported) on a return are true and correct.
8-yard net, takes over the punt return unit from Kelly Skipper, whom Toledo wants to concentrate on his duties as offensive coordinator.
How it works: Consumers can return items through Newgistics' ReturnValet program at offline partner pack-and-ship centers (with or without their order's original packaging) in grocery and convenience stores.
Total return measures vary, but generally, total return is a ratio of investment income and capital gains to market value.
Low return sand moistures are more of a problem than hot return sand.
Our report package consisted of three normal calls: Return Right, Return Left, and Return Middle.
On the joint tax return, there is an understatement of taxes of at least $500 and such understatement relates to the grossly erroneous items of the other spouse.