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bounce 

MEDSPEAK  

verb A slang verb, most commonly used by doctors in training, for what occurs when a doctor tries to turf* a patient to another service with too little buff**–and the patient is re-admitted to the service (i.e., bounces back) of the would-be turfer.

*Transfer

**Spin

Synonym Rebound 

Reference www.hospitaldoctor.net/hd_news/hd_news_article.asp?ID=8028&Section=Feature  

ONLINE/WEBSPEAK  

noun A term of art for a parameter used to benchmark engagement—the degree to which viewers of a particular website are interested and remain on the website. A high bounce rate means that viewers leave almost immediately; a low bounce rate means that viewers are engaged and remain on the website for extended periods of time. 

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