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- (verb): IPA(key): /ɹiːˈsɛt/
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- (noun): IPA(key): /ˈɹiː.sɛt/
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- Rhymes: -ɛt
reset (third-person singular simple present resets, present participle resetting, simple past and past participle reset)
- To set back to the initial state.
- 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 1, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
- Then there came a reg'lar terror of a sou'wester same as you don't get one summer in a thousand, and blowed the shanty flat and ripped about half of the weir poles out of the sand. We spent consider'ble money getting 'em reset, and then a swordfish got into the pound and tore the nets all to slathers, right in the middle of the squiteague season.
- To set to zero.
- Synonym: (nonstandard) zeroize
- (transitive) To adjust; to set or position differently.
- 1895, Robert W. Chambers, Rue Barrée:
- He turned and steered his course toward some lights clustered at the end of the street. They proved farther away than he had anticipated, and after a long quest he came to the conclusion that his eyes had been mysteriously removed from their proper places and had been reset on either side of his head like those of a bird.
- 2005, Alan Pipes, Production for Graphic Designers, fourth edition, Laurence King Publishing, →ISBN, page 66:
- The advantage of the Monotype machine over the Linotype one was that corrections could be made using precast sorts. This was especially useful for book production. With the Linotype method, the whole line had to be reset and replaced.
to set back to the initial state
to set to zero
to adjust (e.g. after an initial failure); to set or position differently
reset (plural resets)
- (also figurative) The act of resetting to the initial state.
- Coordinate term: reboot
- 2009 July 7, Luke Harding; Matthew Weaver, quoting Barack Obama, “Barack Obama calls for 'reset' in US-Russia relations”, in The Guardian:
- That is why I have called for a ‘reset’ in relations between the United States and Russia. This must be more than a fresh start between the Kremlin and the White House, though that is important.
- 2021 July 14, Lanre Bakare; Alex Hern, “MPs call for ‘complete reset’ of music streaming to protect artists”, in The Guardian:
- Music streaming needs a “complete reset”, according to a damning parliamentary report that calls on the UK competition watchdog to investigate the commercial power wielded by major record labels.
- 2022 August 17, AP, “CDC director calls for ‘reset’ of agency amid criticism of Covid response”, in The Guardian:
- The planned changes at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC leaders call it a “reset” – come amid ongoing criticism of the agency’s response to Covid-19, monkeypox and other public health threats.
- The act of setting to zero.
- Synonym: zeroization
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) Something that is reset.
- A device, such as a button or switch, for resetting something.
- (typography) That which is reset; printed matter set up again.
an act of resetting to the initial state
reset (plural resets)
- (Scotland, law) The crime of knowingly and dishonestly receiving stolen goods, or harbouring an outlaw.
- 1867, John H. A. MacDonald, A Practical Treatise on the Criminal Law of Scotland, Edinburgh: William Paterson, page 405:
- In early times it was common to charge the reset of property taken by robbery as reset of theft. But in later practice reset of property taken by robbery has been frequently libelled and found relevant (1).
reset (third-person singular simple present resets, present participle resetting, simple past and past participle resetted)
- “Reset”, in www.police-information.co.uk, accessed 2022-12-20: “To establish the crime of reset, It is essential to prove guilty knowledge that the property has been dishonestly obtained.”
- Ester, Steer, Trees, ester, estre, re-est., reest, retes, seter, steer, stere, teers, teres, terse, trees
reset m inan
Declension of reset
- reset in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
- reset in Polish dictionaries at PWN
Unadapted borrowing from English reset.
reset m (plural resets)
- reset (button)
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