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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.
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However, Judge Al Hakam said the issuer of a bounced cheque should not think that he can pay the fine and get absolved, as the receiver of the cheque can assert his rights by going to the Civil Court.
According to police here on Friday Gulistan e Johar police have arrested Amir ul Ibad in the case of bounced cheque.
The primary cause of a bounced landing is flaring too high above the runway, perhaps with too much speed.
The CBC said a total of 105 bounced cheques have been registered in the preliminary registry with its total volume reaching e1/40.33 million, compared with 63 bounced cheques amounting to e1/40.09 million in October last year and 55 cheques of worth e1/40.08 million in September 2018.
The children were surprised to find that the balls bounced differently on the two surfaces.
The Ordinance, which will amend the Negotiable Instruments Act, will enable filing of cases related to bounced cheques in the place where the cheque was presented for clearance or payment and not the place where it was issued.
In May alone, the amount of bounced cheques reached e1/489,037, the lowest monthly level in 12 years when the central bank started publishing records.
I will like to remind Mr Davies of what we have bounced back from during the last thirty years.
As Bluebirds goalkeeper David Marshall bounced the ball, Samuel Eto'o nicked it, leading to Hazard netting in the 4-1 win.
The Blues were trailing 1-0 after Jordan Mutch put Cardiff ahead when Marshall bounced the ball in his area as he prepared to boot it downfield.
The number of bounced checks in the Saudi market reached 44,984 checks in 2012, felling by %27 compared to 2011 figures, according to the Saudi Credit Bureau (SIMAH) report.
The value of bounced checks has steadily dropped in the past four years to SR 3.8 billion by the end of 2012 compared to SR 15 billion in 2009, according to a Saudi Credit Bureau (SIMAH) report.