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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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This initiative is intended to encourage nonresident aliens and foreign corporations to file income tax returns that were not timely filed in accordance with the regulations under Secs.
TEI does not believe it is proper for the PBGC to arrogate authority to itself under section 4010 of ERISA to issue a vague and overbroad information-gathering regulation that may be used in a manner that contravenes a clearly expressed congressional policy to protect tax returns and return information.
That is, if the objective of the analysis is to estimate the value of common equity, you must discount only those funds that are available to common shareholders at an equity rate of return.
30, 2005, with total assets of $100 million or more, and who file at least 250 returns (including income tax, excise tax, information and employment tax returns) during the 2005 calendar year, are required to e-file.
Policies that favor the income distribution towards capital will also raise the return on capital, which will enhance capital formation and, in turn, raise labor productivity and output under the political economists' framework.
Additionally, any return not in compliance with the electronic filing requirements will be considered to not have been filed on time, rendering any elections invalid.
Certain employee plan returns now are eligible for an automatic 2 1/2 month extension, and gift tax returns for an automatic six-month extension, if the proper form is filed.
6404(g) applies to deficiency notices and to self-assessed amounts shown on amended returns filed by the taxpayer.
7) The CEO's review of the income tax return would be redundant to the review process currently undertaken by the chief corporate tax officer and the added resources required to comply with the proposal, again without demonstrable need, should not be ignored, especially since it would distract both CEOs and tax department personnel, including (in the latter case) dealing with the IRS to resolve outstanding tax issues.
When UCLA returns to the football field this week for the start of spring practice, one of coach Bob Toledo's primary objectives is to see that there are many happy returns.
An example of a performance benchmark is to generate a total return on the actual asset portfolio in excess of the return on the synthetic asset portfolio and to produce an adjusted Sharpe ratio greater than the prior year's Sharpe ratio.