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reset in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishresetre‧set1 /ˌriːˈset/ verb (past tense and past participle reset, present participle resetting) [transitive]  1 TMto change a clock, control, machine etc so that it shows a different time or number, or is ready to be used again2 MHto put a broken bone back into its correct place so that it grows back together correctly3 TDto restart a computer without switching the power offreboot4 DCJto put a jewel into a new piece of jewelleryreset /riːset/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
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resetAlways allow a few minutes between cycles, so the relays can reset.For each trial, the experimenter placed a stimulus card in the tachistoscope and checked that all the switches were reset.Otherwise, the net's addressed cells are reset at random.Have you reset the alarm clock?He uncurled her fingers and reset the fist with the thumb on the outside.Also tell them who has keys to your house and how to reset your alarm if you have one.