Meaning of handshake
Pronunciation: (hand'shāk"), [key]
- a gripping and shaking of right hands by two individuals, as to symbolize greeting, congratulation, agreement, or farewell.
- an exchange of predetermined signals between a computer and a peripheral device or another computer, made when a connection is initially established or at intervals during data transmission, in order to assure proper synchronization.
- handshake (Thesaurus)