a fire-tube boiler having flues that collect the combustion gases at the end of the boiler opposite the fire door and pass them through the boiler to an uptake above the fire door.
- Return from interrupt
programming (RTI) An instruction mnemonic on many computers including the 6502 and 6800. The variant “RETI” is found among former Zilog Z80 hackers (almost nobody programs these things in assembly code anymore). The Intel 80×86 equivalent is “IRET”. (1994-10-31)
- Return from the dead
jargon To regain access to the net after a long absence. Compare person of no account. [Jargon File] (1999-01-14)
noun, British. 1. a public official appointed to conduct and preside at an election. returning officer noun 1. (in Britain, Canada, Australia, etc) an official in charge of conducting an election in a constituency or electoral district, who supervises the counting of votes and announces the results
noun 1. a novel (1878) by Thomas Hardy.