Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
- (video games, of a collected item, weapon or other pickup) To reappear at its spawn point.
- (video games, of a character) To re-enter play after being killed.
2009 September 17, Pinsent Masons, “Hidden Flash cookies track even opt-out users on web's biggest sites”, in Out-law, retrieved 2014-04-24:
- Some top 100 websites are circumventing user deletion of HTTP cookies by respawning them using Flash cookies with identical values, …
2014 March 25, Angela Watercutter, “Tom Cruise Respawns Into Alien War in New Edge of Tomorrow Trailer”, in Wired, retrieved 2014-04-24:
- How and why he gets stuck in this constant respawn cycle is a bit unclear, …