back quote

back quote

(character)
"`" ASCII code 96. Common names: left quote; left single quote; open quote; ITU-T: grave accent; grave. Rare: backprime; INTERCAL: backspark; unapostrophe; birk; blugle; back tick; back glitch; push; ITU-T: opening single quotation mark; quasiquote.

Back quote is used in Unix shells to invoke command substitution.
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But the hearing turned testy again with Franchot reading back quotes Branch made about last year's legislation and Davis calling out the comptroller and his staff for failing to file a report by October as required.
The back quotes Whitman's poem "Dirge for Two Veterans" (16-17).
We expect the investors to win back quotes growth at the American markets, where S&P 500 made a new allatime high.
That leads to trade activity slow down at the Russian market, however, we expect the investors to win back quotes growth at the American markets, where S&P 500 made a new allatime high.
At AJR, we read back quotes during the fact-checking process.
According to the comapny, the system allows members to anonymously submit flight itinerary requests to the full network of qualified operators, who then send back quotes with the aircraft's photos, amenities, flight cost and flight time.
These partners send back quotes, declination notices or requests for additional information.
Thrush says he doesn't mind reading back quotes to people he has interviewed--both so that they understand what he's quoting them as saying and so that he doesn't get anything wrong--but insists he doesn't give them license to change things at will.
Others will read back quotes or sections to reassure anxious sources, double-check accuracy and raise their own comfort level.
I Don't think it's ever acceptable to show stories or read back quotes," says Boston Globe Editor Matthew V.