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  • n. Plural form of playback.


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  • However, I think there will be various flashbacks (maybe even "playbacks" - if you get my meaning) to previous games and even before that (ie: that scene with Adam and Samus with short hair). Podcast

  • Once we had a working knowledge of the bulls, we were ready to test our estrus call playbacks.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • I knew that they did not respond to the alarm call playbacks, so I had to come up with something more enticing.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • Either way would probably work as the product itself already acts as a suggestion for the results can anyone say, "placebo effect"? so coupling the belief in the product with a few keyword playbacks should be fine.

    Life of Brian:

  • Slit Ear’s herd appeared to have the most dramatic response to the alarm call playbacks.

    The Elephant's Secret Sense

  • The study reported in Biology Letters took a new approach to the question by comparing data from the La Brea fossil record and data obtained from "playbacks" used in Africa, in which the recorded calls of distressed prey and the sounds of lions and hyenas are used to attract carnivores.

  • The show itself was okay and sporadically funny; mostly what got my interest was watching all of these people doing makeup and hair, watching playbacks on the monitors, getting sets prepped for filming.

    2009 October :

  • Or they could build a custom format to house what's effectively a miniDB on the client side so that you can backup all your playbacks as well.

    Google Wave “Is What Email Would Look Like If It Were Invented Today” | Lifehacker Australia

  • We take a break around ten, get some air, and listen to playbacks on our digital recorders.

    Soul Trapper

  • In order to address their 'Magnum P.I.' hypothesis, the researchers undertook a series of associative choice experiments using both live males mustached versus cleanly shaven and video playbacks of the same male either with his mustache or with it removed.

    Carin Bondar: Excuse Me... I Think You've Got Something Stuck on Your Upper Lip


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