bounce back

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v bounce back improve in health "He got well fast"
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Quotations

  • Linall Jr. A. L.
    Linall Jr. A. L.
    “Good character is like a rubber ball -- thrown down hard -- it bounces right back. Good reputation is like a crystal ball -- thrown for gain -- shattered and cracked.”

Usage

In literature:

Sometimes I put that hunger down but in a minute it bounces back up ag'in stronger than ever.
"The Keepers of the Trail" by Joseph A. Altsheler
She strained her eyes, and descried, galloping at the top of his speed, Black Bounce, and on his back was Phil Wentworth.
"Fifty-Two Stories For Girls" by Various
He bounced back, absorbing his momentum in a twisting motion which left him squarely facing the oncoming pack.
"Lady Luck" by Hugh Wiley
Everything I wrote bounced back with a printed rejection slip.
"If You Don't Write Fiction" by Charles Phelps Cushing
She settled herself back deeper in the seat and braced her feet stiffly, only to bounce up as they ran over some stick.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
He sprang at the pedestal with both hooves, bounced from it like a spring, and began to race back to the oak.
"David and the Phoenix" by Edward Ormondroyd
The ropers wheeled their mounts and galloped back toward the woods, the limp body of their victim dragging, bouncing over the ground.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
If you kicked him off the c. p. to the deck he would bounce back.
"With The Night Mail" by Rudyard Kipling
The needle kept bouncing off the empty peg, riding clear, then dropping back.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
He bounced out of the room, but immediately bounced back again, shut the door, and resumed his seat.
"Shirley" by Charlotte Brontë
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In news:

It was bounce back Saturday for the ISU basketball team.
The best teams bounce back in style and we are all determined to do that in Mumbai.
Vice President Joe Biden stresses importance of east coast bouncing back after Hurricane Sandy.
They're counting on him to bounce back.
Saks CEO Says Sales ` Bouncing Back' After Sandy.
New York is resilient, we'll bounce back.
We got hit hard but we'll bounce back.
Lions bouncing back after loss.
Bouncing Back After Sandy.
New York Marathon, like city, is bouncing back.
Indiana coach Kevin Wilson said the seniors have played a major role in helping the team bounce back after Saturday's 52-49 loss to Ohio State.
The Orioles bounced back from a bitter loss in Game 1 Sunday for a 3-2 victory Monday behind a stubborn performance from their rookie starting pitcher, Wei-Yin Chen.
Still smarting from a Week Five defeat in which they surrendered 239 rushing yards and 34 points, the Sherman Wildcats bounced back in a big way against visiting Franklinville on Saturday.
Notre Dame's Te'o bouncing back from hard times.
Bouncing Back from Black Monday.
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In science:

Here 0.2M⊙ and 0.07M⊙ are the secondary masses just below the gap and at the minimum period where the secondary stars become degenerate and the orbital periods start to bounce back into the period-increasing phase, respectively.
Angular Momentum Loss Mechanisms in Cataclysmic Variables below the Period Gap
One of the most common sources of contamination in SAR imagery is related to the double bounce phenomenon: a few pixels exhibit a very high return caused by either natural or man-made targets that send back most of the energy they receive.
Parametric and Nonparametric Tests for Speckled Imagery
If developed further in Euclidean time, the remaining history of the bounce reverses this time development, with the B -field decreasing, the E -field temporarily reappearing, and the hole vanishing, back to the vacuum state.
Euclidean Maxwell-Einstein Theory
Single particles just bounce back from such mirrors.
Crystalline Computation
It bounces back at some finite value of the scale factor. , this described a closed universe where the deceleration is provides by bulk fields rather than curvature on the brane.
Mirage Cosmology
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