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tr.v. pre·set, pre·set·ting, pre·sets
To set (an automatic control, for example) beforehand: preset a microwave oven.
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vb (tr) , -sets, -setting or -set
(Electronics) to set (a timing device) so that something begins to operate at the time specified
(Electronics) electronics a control, such as a variable resistor, that is not as accessible as the main controls and is used to set initial conditions
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v.t. -set, -set•ting.
to set beforehand.
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Past participle: preset
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|Adj.||1.||preset - set in advance; "a preset plan of action"; "at a predetermined time"|
planned - designed or carried out according to a plan; "the planned outlays for new equipment"
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preset[ˈpriːˈset] (preset (pt, pp)) VT → programar
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presetpre-set [ˌpriːˈsɛt] vt → prérégler
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preset[vb priːˈsɛt; adj ˈpriːsɛt]
1. vt → programmare
2. adj (oven) → programmato/a (col timer)
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