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reboot (plural reboots)
- (computing) An instance of rebooting.
- (narratology) The restarting of a series storyline that discards all previous continuity.
instance of rebooting
- (computing) To cause a computer to execute its boot process, effectively resetting the computer and causing the operating system to reload, especially after a system or power failure
- (narratology) To discard all previous continuity in a series and restart the series.
- (video games) To restart a (computer or video game) from the beginning.
- Restart; Begin again with a fresh start.
2011, J. Morris Hicks, Healthy Eating, Healthy World, ISBN 9781936661046, page 119:
- Egg farmers do this to reboot birds' internal clocks so they start laying valuable eggs faster and, crucially, at the same time.
2013 May 21, Dan Schawbel, “Mitch Joel: How To Reboot Your Business And Your Life”, Forbes:
- What are the first steps to rebooting your business?
to restart a system
reboot m (plural reboots)