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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
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Return

The continuation of a molding, projection, member, or cornice in a different direction, usually at right angles.
Illustrated Dictionary of Architecture Copyright © 2012, 2002, 1998 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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In addition, you must have confirmed return ticket along with US$ 315.06 per person and US$630.06 per family.
"Only white-collar workers are buying return tickets," Pallegangoda told Times of Oman.
The 25 percent reduction in ticket prices will see a cheap day return ticket to Carlisle from Glasgow reduced to GBP17.40 from the regular off-peak fare of GBP23.20, and Glasgow to Lancaster reduced to GBP23.50 from GBP31.30.
As many people may want to travel by buses for which buying advanced return tickets is difficult, there is an exemption for bus travellers," he added.
One of the missing coupons was one adult return ticket from Birmingham to Coventry and the other my receipt.
The offer is available as a single, day return or return ticket. Tickets are non-refundable and non-changeable.
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Karak, June 2 -- The parents of the medical and engineering students who are studying in Cuba on scholarship, have demanded of the govt to grant the return tickets to the students to meet the near and dear ones and criticised the government decision for not releasing fund to the students to spend the vacations at their homes.
It also says 36 nationalities must have return tickets before they could be allowed to enter Bahrain.
ISLAMABAD, July 12, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Ministry of Tourism would take strict actions against travel agents/ tour operators who are reported to have refunded the return tickets of upto 800 Umra pilgrims, causing these people to face difficulties in getting back home, besides other problems.Ministry of Tourism has asked the pilgrims to register their complaints with Controller Department of Tourist Services, 7th Floor, Green Trust Tower; so that necessary action against travel agents/ tour operators could be taken.