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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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On July 6, 1998, the IRS determined a deficiency in the Merritts' 1994 joint federal income tax liability, disallowing exclusion of the $129,000 independent contractor lee John later returned. On audit the IRS also disallowed the law firm's deduction of the litigation costs associated with unresolved cases.
At this point, the file can be returned to its appropriate place.
(Items purchased online may be returned to Nordstrom stores.) In addition, the online and catalog divisions share a pick-pack-and-ship facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Coach B hits balls to the second baseman who tosses to the shortstop for the double-play pivot and throw to first, with the ball being returned to the Coach B shagger.
4, however, a filer is permitted to resubmit unprocessed tapes without penalty if the filer does so within 45 days after having been returned by the IRS for format or coding errors that prevent processing.
The result is that the principal will be returned on the maturity date as expected, but the additional income derived from reinvested cash flows will be substantially less than had been anticipated at the time the bond was purchased.
In September 1988, the Board implemented new Federal Reserve services designed to speed Reserve Bank processing of returned checks.
If the tax forms had been returned to H at any time, he would have signed and resubmitted them.
Products are returned with parts and instruction books missing.
The court also might limit the number of copies that the IRS or a third party can make of confidential documents and require that all confidential documents be returned to the taxpayer at the conclusion of the case.
When he returned, he learned that the second extension request had actually not been filed.
While the shareholders filed suit against the founder over the issuance of the options, the subsidiary required a waiver to reaffiliate with the group after the ownership level was returned to an acceptable level for affiliation.(21) * A public offering of exactly 20% of the stock of a subsidiary was accompanied by an overallotment option granted to the underwriter.