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bounce

the bounce Australian Rules football the start of play at the beginning of each quarter or after a goal

bounce

i. A term used in or before air combat when an aircraft is attacked by surprise or caught unguarded. To bounce means to catch enemy aircraft unaware.
ii. While landing, to get airborne momentarily after touchdown.

bounce

(1)
(Perhaps by analogy to a bouncing check) An electronic mail message that is undeliverable and returns an error notification (a "bounce message") to the sender is said to "bounce".

bounce

(2)
To play volleyball. The now-demolished D. C. Power Lab building used by the Stanford AI Lab in the 1970s had a volleyball court on the front lawn. From 5 PM to 7 PM was the scheduled maintenance time for the computer, so every afternoon at 5 would come over the intercom the cry: "Now hear this: bounce, bounce!", followed by Brian McCune loudly bouncing a volleyball on the floor outside the offices of known volleyballers.

bounce

(3)
To engage in sexual intercourse; probably from the expression "bouncing the mattress", but influenced by Roo's psychosexually loaded "Try bouncing me, Tigger!" from the "Winnie-the-Pooh" books.

Compare boink.

bounce

(4)
To casually reboot a system in order to clear up a transient problem. Reported primarily among VMS users.

bounce

(5)
(VM/CMS programmers) Automatic warm-start of a computer after an error. "I logged on this morning and found it had bounced 7 times during the night"

bounce

(6)
(IBM) To power cycle a peripheral in order to reset it.

bounce rate

A measurement of the number of users who leave a website after viewing only one Web page. The rate is the number of users viewing only one page divided by the total number of users visiting the site.

bounced email

An email message that is returned to the sender by the receiving mail server. Called a "non-delivery receipt" (NDR), "non-delivery report" (NDR), "non-delivery notification" (NDN) or "delivery status notification" (DSN), messages are bounced because the recipient does not have an account on that mail server or the recipient's address is misspelled. Email can also be bounced back by either the outgoing or receiving mail server if file attachments exceed a maximum limit. See email and backscatter spam.

bounced e-mail

An e-mail message that is returned to the sender by the receiving mail server. Called a "non-delivery receipt" (NDR), "non-delivery report" (NDR), "non-delivery notification" (NDN) or "delivery status notification" (DSN), messages are bounced because the recipient does not have an account on that mail server or the recipient's address is misspelled. E-mail can also be bounced back by either the outgoing or receiving mail server if file attachments exceed a maximum limit. See e-mail and backscatter spam.
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Khaled al Maawali, partner at Bounce Oman, said, 'I am extremely excited to bring Bounce to Oman that delivers an amazing experience.
Girl guides from the 4th Wick Guides will host their Bounce for Poppyscotland on June 28 to give back to those who gave so much.
They will give a free New Orleans Bounce Performance on May 26 at 6 pm on the Open-Air Stage.
Instead, a bounce results when the flare occurs a few feet above it, and the airplane has the energy--resulting from excess altitude, excess airspeed or both--to rebound back into the air.
The largest trampoline venue in Riyadh, at 3,500-sq-m, Bounce is located in Rawdah on the main East/West Khurais Road.
Bounce will be bringing its high-energy trampoline park and X-Park adventure challenge course to the Saudi capital allowing the female residents to literally fly through the air and bounce off the walls.
Mashael Attieh, managing partner of BOUNCE Saudi Arabia, said: "Our first trampoline park in Saudi opened last year in Jeddah and the response has been electrifying.
'This has been our story, we won the first game then we lost the second then we get a bounce back victory but we will lose the next,' added Racela.
New Delhi [India], Sep 25 ( ANI ): Leading dockless two-wheeler rental service provider, Bounce, has announced raising funds worth USD 3 million as venture debt from InnoVen Capital.
Isabella agreed and said she did not play with the balls in her bedroom because they did not bounce well on the soft carpet floor.
Summary: Arif Naqvi reached an out-of-court settlement in the Dh798 million bounce cheque case