Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of handshake.
  • noun A greeting by clasping hands.
  • noun computing A step in a protocol in which information is exchanged between computing processor devices; often as part of the initiation process for communications.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

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Examples

  • There would be a brief interval of electronic 'handshaking' and error correction; then the picture would return and ROV 3's pilot, four kilometers above, could resume progress.

    The Ghost from the Grand Banks

  • There would be a brief interval of electronic 'handshaking' and error correction; then the picture would return and ROV 3's pilot, four kilometers above, could resume progress.

    The Ghost from the Grand Banks

  • Already, she says, image consultants are targeting job fairs, both as paid gigs offering lessons on etiquette such as handshaking and as fertile ground for finding new clients.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • Already, she says, image consultants are targeting job fairs, both as paid gigs offering lessons on etiquette such as handshaking and as fertile ground for finding new clients.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • It must be some kind of handshaking issue caused by the TV.

    Home Theater Forum

  • Physicists at New York University have created "handshaking" particles that link together based on their shape rather than randomly.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • Our hypothetical power company would need to develop some kind of handshaking protocol, so an appliance could prove to the grid that it was manufactured by "approved" manufacturers.

    Techdirt

  • Caution parishioners to limit or even temporarily suspend or modify (i.e. bowing at the Sign of Peace) ritual actions such as handshaking, kissing or other close proximity during Mass, confirmation or graduation ceremonies, etc.

    Classified Ads

  • Caution parishioners to limit or even temporarily suspend or modify (i.e. bowing at the Sign of Peace) ritual actions such as handshaking, kissing or other close proximity during Mass, confirmation or graduation ceremonies, etc.

    Classified Ads

  • Integrating OMAC's PackML and Packtag standards into an automation solution reduces the burden of "handshaking" between PLCs on a coordinated line.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

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