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Definition of "handshaking" []

  • Present participle of handshake. (verb)
  • A greeting by clasping hands. (noun)
  • A step in a protocol in which information is exchanged between computing processor devices; often as part of the initiation process for communications. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "handshaking" in a sentence
  • "There would be a brief interval of electronic 'handshaking' and error correction; then the picture would return and ROV 3's pilot, four kilometers above, could resume progress."
  • "Already, she says, image consultants are targeting job fairs, both as paid gigs offering lessons on etiquette such as handshaking and as fertile ground for finding new clients."
  • "It must be some kind of handshaking issue caused by the TV."