reroll

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ roll

Verb[edit]

reroll (third-person singular simple present rerolls, present participle rerolling, simple past and past participle rerolled)

  1. To roll again.
    A player who rolls two sixes can reroll the dice for an additional turn.
  2. (programming) To convert (an unrolled instruction sequence) back into a loop.
    • 2012, Monica S. Lam, A Systolic Array Optimizing Compiler (page 143)
      Their procedure is to unroll the loop once, trace schedule the two iterations, and then reroll the loop into one.

Noun[edit]

reroll (plural rerolls)

  1. (dice games) A situation in the rules of certain dice games where a player is given the option to reroll an undesirable roll of the dice.

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