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backtalk

[′bak‚tȯk]
(computer science)
Passage of information from a standby computer to the active computer.
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Backtalk tags discarded electronic devices with a small camera, accelerometers and location sensors, giving them a second life as spimes travelling through the world, reporting on their progress as they go.
com referred to the 225-211 numbers (see "Media Backtalk," 4 December 2000, available at http://www.
So we've decided to move our Backtalk section online, freeing up print space for more journalism.
Helene Carol Weldt-Basson, in Subversive Silences: Nonverbal Expression and Implicit Narrative Strategies in the Works of Latin American Women Writers, considers silence as a method for negotiating power, as a seemingly paradoxical form of backtalk that can be wielded as an ironic or parodic weapon.
Robinson played fast-talking, hard-drinking tough guys who liked to backtalk cops, punch out foes, slap girlfriends, and rob banks with machine guns and fast cars.
As expected, Interactif was ruled out, which means Backtalk (Tom Amoss) and Make Music For Me (Alexis Barba) get a run.
Data Security Slugfest: Tokenization Vs End-to-End Encryption," Storefront Backtalk website, April 15, at www.
Yet already, in the next stanza, the speaker belies these seemingly calm concessions to modern naturalism in the choppy syntax and comma-riddled confession that she still craves communion with nature: "Although, I admit, I desire, / Occasionally, some backtalk / From the mute sky.
IN THE BACKTALK SECTION (JANUARY 2009) YOU DESCRIBE D.
Author Zora Neale Hurston, who made her name paying attention to the seamier side of life in all districts, depicted in "Story in Harlem Slang" a pretty woman who responded to the come-ons from a pair of dimeless "pimps" with a lot of backtalk and "a great blow of laughter.
It takes one fool to backtalk and two to make a conversation out of it, says Moore, a special-education teacher at Central Kitsap Junior High outside Seattle.
Rotella zeroes in on the cheeky backtalk of "The Sea Is History" and the polyglot diction of Omeros in his discussion of Derek Walcott's work.