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answer back

[′an·sər ¦bak]
(computer science)
The ability of a device such as a computer or terminal to automatically identify itself when it is contacted by another communicating device.
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Again, like Burton and Thomas, they can't answer back or deny any of the claims made by this reporter who said of Mosley's views: 'I thought his very sanity was open to doubt.
He describes them as singing, and we can imagine their songs to be like some of the traditional music of Cuzco where men sing a line and women answer back.
Conceptually, the process isn't very different from the high-school exercise of substituting a calculated answer back into the original equation to check that the answer is correct.
This new release expands these capabilities with new features, including Page All, Page Zones, Handsfree Answer Back, Call Diversion, Call Screening, Multilevel Automated Attendant and Multiple Operator services.
It is entirely fair to criticise banks and bankers who are quite able to answer back.
A CAT'S TAIL Don't do that Kim it isn't nice We need that cat to catch the mice Don't answer back I'm not being mean Take that cat out of thewashing machine
He'd be reliable, waterproof, a good listener, and wouldn't answer back.
For patients on life support, it's a thankless routine of bathing, bedpans, body turning - and the need to touch and talk to those who cannot answer back.
At the end of the interview, when Philip had left the studio and couldn't answer back, Kelly readoutafew texts which were very derogatory.
The Gunners boss said: "We were always in a strong position this season, so the mind games were not really there as I never had to answer back.
Yet he's a demanding boss, because he's surrounded by people who never answer back.
Some people only approach me with nonsense talk so the parrot will answer back in the same way because I need to use my time to work.