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return

1. Politics a statement of the votes counted at an election or poll
2. Architect
a. a part of a building that forms an angle with the fa?ade
b. any part of an architectural feature that forms an angle with the main part
3. Law a report by a bailiff or other officer on the outcome of a formal document such as a claim, summons, etc., issued by a court
4. Cards a lead of a card in the suit that one's partner has previously led

Return

The continuation of a molding, projection, member, or cornice in a different direction, usually at right angles.

return

[ri′tərn]
(building construction)
The continuation of a molding, projection, member, cornice, or the like, in a different direction, usually at a right angle.
(computer science)
To return control from a subroutine to the calling program.
To go back to a planned point in a computer program and rerun a portion of the program, usually when an error is detected; rerun points are usually not more than 5 minutes apart.
(electronics)
(geophysics)
Any of those surface waves on the record of a large earthquake which have traveled around the earth's surface by the long (greater than 180°) arc between epicenter and station, or which have passed the station and returned after traveling the entire circumference of the earth.

return

The continuation of a molding, projection, member, or cornice, or the like, in a different direction, usually at a right angle. For example, see cornice return and label return.

return

In programming, upon completion of a routine or function, to go back to the point in the program that called the operation. When a function returns control, it may also return a result in the form of a value. For example, "the read function returns a -1 if the read fails" means that if the computer cannot read the file, before returning from the function, it stores a -1 in a variable defined by the programmer. See function. See also Enter key and return code.
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One item to be worked out with Houston before next season's game is finalized would be the date of a return game in Eugene.
He's a legitimate offensive threat and I think we have some serious weapons in the return game.''
In a poll in the country's biggest sports daily, L'Equipe, ahead of the return game, more than 60% of respondents believed France, whose ranks include Magpies quartet Mathieu Debuchy, Moussa Sissoka, Yohan Cabaye and Loic Remy, would not qualify.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) sent a protesting letter to General Secretary of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Dato Alex Soosay on unacceptable arrangements of Thailand to host the Iranian football team for the return game due to be held on November 15.
In the return game, Liverpool were dominant for some 75 minutes yet still lost 2-0.
O'Connell will miss Saturday's return game against the Ospreys and three Magners League matches.
The goal - a deft finish from close range - puts City firmly in the driving seat for the group stages with the return game at Eastlands next Thursday.
"The Nigerian team set 3pm for the return game, which will be extremely difficult for the players who are fasting," Wotte said after Sunday's win.
The return game is expected to take place in Istanbul on August 3 or 4.
Cov's return game against Birmingham & Solihull has been moved back a day to Sunday, April 18, while the RFU have allowed Moseley to move their home game against Cov by two weeks to April 24.
It will be a good test before we go in to the return game against Kaunas."
"In the return game we must make sure we work as hard as we did this time.