handshake

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hand +‎ shake

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Handshake 1.

handshake (plural handshakes)

  1. The grasping of hands by two people when greeting, leave-taking, or making an agreement.
  2. (computing) An exchange of signals between two devices when communications begin in order to ensure synchronization.

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