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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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Each of the major card networks--Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover--have various card acceptance rules that prohibit card accepters from imposing surcharges on cards, refusing to accept certain cards--such as rewards cards with higher associated interchange fees, or establishing minimum or maximum charges.
In a recent study in which I had a small role, a finer analysis of poll data on evolution showed an increase in the category of "not sure" with a corresponding decrease about equally in accepters and rejecters.
Researchers continue to mix and match different donors and accepters in the push for higher transition temperatures.