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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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Error correction: Once the ERO corrects the error, the return can be resubmitted electronically.
Second, the return on any factor of production is its marginal product, or the increment to output from an extra unit of that factor being added, holding the amount of all other production factors constant.
The corporation should also ensure that the return is accurate, transmit the information to the vendor in a timely fashion and confirm that it has been received.
The form previously used for a corporate extension (Form 7004, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File Corporation Income Tax Return) will now also be used by partnerships, real estate mortgage investment conduits, certain trusts and taxpayers requesting additional time to file various excise, income, information and other returns.
Filed an amended return for the taxable year, increasing the taxpayer's liability, more than 18 months after the filing of the original return.
On behalf of Tax Executives Institute, I am writing to express TEI's opposition to legislation requiring a company's Chief Executive Officer to sign the corporate tax return.
We hope that we can have some more plays in it,'' Toledo said of the return teams.
A shift back to fixed products will refocus attention on the performance of the fixed products--specifically, the return of the general account assets supporting the fixed products.
Low MB clay/water ratios can be caused by dry or hot return sand, insufficient mulling time (high sand demand), high sodium (western)/calcium (southern) bentonite ratios, poor equipment maintenance or excessive moisture sponge levels (dead material that competes with clay for water).
In 1993 and '94, our three deep return men led the league (finishing 1-2-3) in total yardage, average yardage per return, and return touchdowns.
These services help banks comply with the rules on check return set out in Regulation CC.