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See also: roll back
rollback (plural rollbacks)
- A return to a prior state.
- A withdrawal of military forces.
- (databases) An operation which returns a database, or group of records in a database, to a previous state (normally to the previous commit point).
- The situation where a rollercoaster fails to reach the top of a hill and instead rolls backward.
- (informal, mechanics' jargon) A form of flatbed truck adapted or designed specifically as a tow truck or for transporting other vehicles.
- (US, politics) The policy of totally annihilating an enemy's armed forces and occupying the country, as was done in World War II to Italy, Germany, and Japan.
a return to a prior state
a withdrawal of military forces
(computing) an operation to return the database to the previous commit point
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