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v. re·set, re·set·ting, re·sets
1. To set again: reset a broken bone.
2. To change the reading of: reset a clock.
3. To adjust (the interest rate of a loan) according to contractual arrangement, as at the end of a preset term.
1. To be set again: waiting for the bowling pins to reset.
a. To change according to contractual arrangement, as at the end of a preset term. Used of an interest rate.
b. To change to a different interest rate according to contractual arrangement, as at the end of a preset term. Used of a loan.
The act or an instance of setting again: the reset of a computer password.
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vb (tr) , -sets, -setting or -set
1. to set again (a broken bone, matter in type, a gemstone, etc)
2. (General Engineering) to restore (a gauge, dial, etc) to zero
3. (Computer Science) Also: clear to restore (the contents of a register or similar device) in a computer system to zero
4. the act or an instance of setting again
5. a thing that is set again
6. (Botany) a plant that has been recently transplanted
7. (General Engineering) a device for resetting instruments, controls, etc
vb (tr) , -sets, -setting or -set
(Law) to receive or handle (goods) knowing they have been stolen
(Law) the receiving of stolen goods
[C14: from Old French receter, from Latin receptāre, from recipere to receive]
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re•set(v. riˈsɛt; n. ˈriˌsɛt)
v. -set, -set•ting,
1. to set again.
2. to set back the odometer on (a vehicle) to a lower reading.v.i.
3. to become set again.n.
4. the act of resetting.
5. something reset.
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Past participle: reset
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|Noun||1.||reset - device for resetting instruments or controls|
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
reset button - a push button that you press to activate the reset mechanism
|Verb||1.||reset - set anew; "They re-set the date on the clock"|
|2.||reset - set to zero; "reset instruments and dials"|
set - set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"
|3.||reset - adjust again after an initial failure|
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reset[ˈriːˈset] (reset (vb: pt, pp))
A. VT [+ machine] → reajustar; [+ printing press] → recomponer; [+ computer] → reinicializar; [+ bone] → volver a encajar; [+ jewel] → reengastar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
reset[ˌriːˈsɛt] [reset] [ˌriːˈsɛt] (pt, pp) vt
[+ timer, counter, dial] → remettre à zéro; [+ alarm] → remettre; [+ clock, watch] → remettre à l'heure
(COMPUTING) → réinitialiser
[+ broken bone, fracture] → réduire
[+ precious stone, gem] → remonter
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
resetpret, ptp <reset>
precious stone → neu (ein)fassen; watch → neu stellen (→ to auf +acc); (for summer time etc) → umstellen (→ for auf +acc); body clock → umstellen; dial, gauge → zurückstellen (→ to auf +acc); machine → neu or wieder einstellen; (Comput) → rücksetzen; reset switch or button (Comput) → Resettaste f; (Typ) text → neu setzen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
reset[ˌriːˈsɛt] vt (Comput) → azzerare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995