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double take

n. a surprised second look at something. Fred did a double take, then recognized Britney.
See also: double, take
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In addition to Double Take, NSI also offers Balance(Tm), Redundancy(Tm), Route-off(Tm), NetBIOS-off(Tm) and SAP-off(Tm), server enhancement NLMs for improving network bandwidth and fault-tolerance.
Hollywood execs can be forgiven if they do double takes at the one-sheets for "Cody Banks" plastering Los Angeles.
He won't be the only one doing a few double takes at Nine Tree primary school in Stockbridge Village.
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Grand Old Partyers arriving to celebrate in another wing of the hotel did double takes when they encountered revelers like Baltimore's Sarah McClintock, whose green brocade gown was accented with gold glitter slogans that read, "Reject the Republicans" and "Jail to the Thief.
For 3-year-old triplets Allan, Justin and Dion Abril, the picnic Sunday was a rare occasion when they were less likely to get double takes in a crowd.
High society members of the Royal Enclosure were doing double takes when Marilyn Monroe sauntered onto the exclusive lawns area this year.
THERE were double takes yesterday when sexy Miss Northern Ireland sped past shoppers - on a bicycle built for two.
There were a lot of double takes from patients as he walked by.