Come back to a group after an absence, as in Matthew taught for a number of years, but now he’s returned to the fold as vice-president of the firm. This term employs fold in the sense of “an enclosure for sheep,” which has been used figuratively since the first half of the 1300s.
- Return to zero
communications A class of encoding methods for physical circuits in which the carrier (current, voltage) returns to zero after each transmitted bit, i.e. the data is carried in pulse width or polarity, not in the level of the signal. Contrast NRZ. (1995-11-11)
adjective 1. having an obtuse or rounded apex with a shallow notch, as leaves. adjective 1. (botany) having a rounded apex and a central depression: retuse leaves
verb (used with object) 1. to share or forward (someone else’s message) on the Twitter website. noun 2. a message that has been shared or forwarded on Twitter: the most popular retweets. verb 1. to post another user’s blog the Twitter website for your own followers
noun 1. a number of things or persons sharing a particular characteristic, or set of characteristics, that causes them to be regarded as a group, more or less precisely defined or designated; class; category: a criminal of the most vicious type. 2. a thing or person regarded as a member of a class or category; […]