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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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Bears promoter Glyn Taylor would have also called off tomorrow's return match had the funerals gone ahead today as first expected.
By CELLESTINE OLILORwandan striker Jacques Tuyisenge will miss Wednesday's CAF Champions League preliminary round, return match against between Gor Mahia and Leonnes Vegetarianos of Equatorial Guinea due to injury.
The result leaves Leopards with an awkward position as they must recover in time and beat Fosa Juniors or a draw with more than two goals away in the return match set to be played in one weeks' time.
The first leg takes place this Friday, September 4, at Armadale Stadium, with the return match at Byker on Sunday, September 13 (6.
FOOTBALL BLAISE MATUIDI'S third-minute goal set the tone for Paris St-Germain's 4-0 victory away to Bayer Leverkusen and the French champions could soon have their noses in front in tonight's return match at Parc des Princes, writes Dan Childs.
The Yanks have been promised a return match and one of the two November friendly dates between the 11th and the 15th have been being pencilled in.
The return match will be played at King Fahd International Stadium, Riyadh next Saturday.
Cercle are a good, strong ream, so the return match in Mali will be a real battle.
Real Barston won their vital clash with Coventry Saracens to climb into second place, and now need to beat either Parcelona next week or Saracens in the return match to be sure of the runners-up trophy.
If we turn this tie around in the return match it will be a miracle.
Hiddink (below) is not even sure if he will still be boss on Tuesday night for the return match against Croatia in the Euro 2012 play-offs following a dramatic 3-0 home defeat in the first leg in Istanbul on Friday.
The Creek returned an impressive total of 419 to overshadow Emirates' total of 401 to take the honours and bragging rights until the return match.