resilver

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ silver

Verb[edit]

resilver (third-person singular simple present resilvers, present participle resilvering, simple past and past participle resilvered)

  1. (transitive) To silver again.
    • 1939, Popular Science (volume 134, number 2, page 261)
      It often becomes necessary to resilver the small mirror used in a microscope, sextant, or other instrument of precision.
  2. (computing, transitive) To synchronize the mirror disk of the RAID array with the master disk.
    • 2010, Robert G. Freeman, ‎Matthew Hart, Oracle RMAN 11g Backup and Recovery
      To get back to our RAID 0 +1 configuration, disk volume A will be “resilvered” up to disk B, which runs at the current point in time.

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