Translation of handshake in Spanish:

handshake

Pronunciation: /ˈhændʃeɪk/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (between people) apretón (masculine) de manos see also golden handshake
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    • A firm handshake is the basic greeting, and people shake hands again when they part.
    • Men and women limit their greetings to a handshake; kissing in public is considered scandalous.
    • There were handshakes and greetings on every side and the lucky ones got teddy bears and red roses, to say nothing of rings and pendants.
    1.2 [Computing/Informática] protocolo (masculine) de intercambio
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    • Storage virtualization has generally been associated with the handshake between computers and disk blocks.
    • A connection between a browser and a Web server is divided into two phases, the handshake and the data transfer.
    • It contains an unchecked buffer in the part of its code which deals with handshakes when connecting to SMTP server.

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