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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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REFEREES can finally answer back their biggest critic - with proof they are almost as athletic as players.
Although Hayden was reprimanded by Cricket Australia for his radio comments, Harbhajan decided to answer back in his own way by reportedly branding the 36-year-old Queenslander a "liar" on his return from Australia.
But there is no fun in attacking someone who often isn't there to answer back and would just ignore the insults in any case".
She hollers and can't hear me answer back because the machine's been so loud an iron chink in her ear for months the whole world rolling around in ice.
Release 2.0, called Cuttyhunk, features include enhanced key systems unit, IP PBX calling functionality, a hosted desktop fax service and additional calling features, such as page all, page zones, hands-free answer back, call diversion, call screening, multilevel automated attendant and multiple operator capability.--Whaleback Systems
He says, "Pray to me, that's how we communicate." He says he'll answer back, and he's here to love me for me.
The 22 centimeter-tall robot, named Chatty Tom, is equipped with a high-quality central processing unit and can detect English sounds and answer back in English, according to the toymaker.
Well, a mannequin canOt answer back, go out chasing women or leave the toilet seat up.
So I had to have her answer back in English, which is a very first-generation-American thing to do anyway.
When God asks Ezekiel whether or not these bones can live, his response might be humorously interpreted as throwing the answer back to God.
"Oh, bro!" they'd answer back, offering the latest make-the-potatoes fist pound.
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.(3) Differences are there, but symmetry and complementarity are more important cultural motifs than inequality.