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bouncing

The additional signals created in an electromechanical device when metal contacts are opened or closed. See debouncing.
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Passepartout was wrapped in uneasy dreams of the bouncing of the day before.
And oftentimes it seemed to come upon him sooner than it had expected, for bouncing round the corner, and passing Toby, it would suddenly wheel round again, as if it cried 'Why, here he is
When she had got poor Caleb and his Bertha away, that they might comfort and console each other, as she knew they only could, she presently came bouncing back,--the saying is, as fresh as any daisy; I say fresher--to mount guard over that bridling little piece of consequence in the cap and gloves, and prevent the dear old creature from making discoveries.
Del Mar had disappeared the moment he had locked the door, and the two men in the wagon, which was now bouncing along over the cobblestones, were strangers.
The refreshments were somewhat injured by Sally's bouncing in among them, bit we did n't care, and soon finished the cake.
I do hope it isn't Aunt Myra; she always scares me out of my wits asking how my cough is, and groaning over me as if I was going to die," said Rose, preparing to retire the way she came, for the slide, being cut for the admission of bouncing Christmas turkeys and puddings, was plenty large enough for a slender girl.
Alleyne crossed himself as he gazed at this unnatural sight, and could scarce hold his ground with a steady face, when the two dancers, catching sight of him, came bouncing in his direction.
And Sukey comes bouncing away from a knot of old school-fellows, and drops a curtsey to Mr.
By the side of many tall and bouncing young ladies in the establishment, Rebecca Sharp looked like a child.
However that was, Mrs General's skirts were very speedily heard outside, coming along--one might almost have said bouncing along--with unusual expedition.
She was bouncing away, when a cry from the two women, who had turned towards the bed, caused her to look round.
In short, Ma,' said Lavvy, bouncing over to the enemy without a word of notice, you must know very well--or if you don't, more shame for you