reset

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v reset adjust again after an initial failure
    • v reset set to zero "reset instruments and dials"
    • v reset set anew "They re-set the date on the clock"
    • n reset device for resetting instruments or controls
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Reset (Print) That which is reset; matter set up again.
    • Reset The act of resetting.
    • n Reset (Scots Law) The receiving of stolen goods, or harboring an outlaw.
    • v. t Reset (Scots Law) To harbor or secrete; to hide, as stolen goods or a criminal. "We shall see if an English hound is to harbor and reset the Southrons here."
    • v. t Reset To set again; as, to reset type; to reset copy; to reset a diamond.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n reset Same as receipt, 5, 6.
    • n reset In Scots law, the receiving and harboring of an outlaw or a criminal.
    • reset Same as receipt.
    • reset In Scots law, to receive and harbor (an outlaw or criminal); receive (stolen goods).
    • reset To set again, in any sense of the word set.
    • n reset The act of resetting.
    • n reset In printing, matter set over again.
    • n reset The act or practice of receiving stolen goods.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t., v.i Reset rē-set′ to set again
    • n Reset printed matter set over again
    • v.t Reset re-set′ (Scot.) to receive and hide, as stolen goods, or a criminal
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. recete, recepte, a receiving. Cf. Receipt
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Perh. receipt.

Usage

In literature:

The men were endeavoring to reset the switch for the main line contact.
"The Daughter of a Magnate" by Frank H. Spearman
The men were again called, and together they reset all the head canvas.
"Labrador Days" by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Afterwards they would see how he reset the trap, and then backed away, removing every possible evidence of his presence.
"The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound" by George A. Warren
But you will have to reset the traps, later.
"Connie Morgan in the Fur Country" by James B. Hendryx
The diamonds are very good, though perhaps a little old-fashioned; you might get them reset.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
At that time Mr. Wadsworth had at his jewelry works some rare diamonds, waiting to be reset.
"Dave Porter and the Runaways" by Edward Stratemeyer
That was all that could be done until the spars were reset further forward or deep water was reached.
"The Boy Settlers" by Noah Brooks
Some of the diamonds had been reset, and she wore them at various official functions.
"The White Lie" by William Le Queux
But they've been reset.
"Dwellers in the Hills" by Melville Davisson Post
She was too nervous to stand still; and she walked around the table, resetting the knives and forks and spoons.
"Calumet 'K'" by Samuel Merwin
My right shoulder came out three times that night, and had to be reset.
"Alaska Days with John Muir" by Samual Hall Young
He lifted it, reset, readjusted it.
"The Boy Scout and Other Stories for Boys" by Richard Harding Davis
Before he went into the tent Jack reset the tin-pan trap.
"Jack Winters' Campmates" by Mark Overton
Suddenly he remembered how she had watched him from the doorway of the control room each time he had reset the time and space-dials.
"A Knyght Ther Was" by Robert F. Young
Perhaps he was going to have it taken out, and then reset in a ring.
"The Adventures of the Eleven Cuff-Buttons" by James Francis Thierry
It was then reset by Draghi, the Italian composer, and in 1711 was again set by Clayton for one of Sir Richard Steele's public concerts.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
He turned the key back again, resetting the alarm system, then he jumped the fence once more.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
He reset wrist watches on wrists, and played pranks in men's rooms.
"The Six Fingers of Time" by Raphael Aloysius Lafferty
Going home, he empties and resets the traps.
"The Story of the Trapper" by A. C. Laut
More fences had been reset and straightened.
"Janice Day" by Helen Beecher Long
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In poetry:

Of course, suppose you want a thing
(The owner's absent), and you borrow
A ruby ring; you mean to bring
Your friend his trinket back to-morrow.
Meanwhile you have the stones reset,
Lest he forget! Lest he forget!
"The Cat" by Harry Graham

In news:

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it mistakenly reset the passwords of some users as part of a routine security check-up.
"We have sinned," he said, adding that this year's forum would put particular emphasis on ethics and resetting the moral compass of the world's business and political community.
MOSCOW – What happened to the "reset".
MOSCOW — What happened to the "reset".
Lake Union Loop In Cold & Even Snow – Not Bad For Hitting The Reset Button.
27 killed in Conn. Reset your password.
Do you have a question about your subscription, updating your account information, or resetting your password.
Twitter sent out e-mails to some of its users Thursday prompting them to reset their passwords because of possible security issues with third-party applications.
The above form is for resetting passwords used for commenting on stories and other features of the Naplesnews.com website.
Enter your E-mail address below, and we'll send you a link to reset your password .
If you are having difficulties logging in or resetting your password , please use this form.
According to TechCrunch, Twitter said that, in the course of its normal checks for compromised accounts, the company "unintentionally reset passwords of a larger number of accounts" than was necessary.
If you are Registered (have a FRN) but do not know your FCC CORES Password you can reset your password on line.
Enter your e-mail address below, and we'll reset your password and e-mail the new one to you.
If you have forgotten your password you can reset it by using the form below.
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In science:

For each series of calculations we consider a range of virial masses and assumed entropies corresponding to different levels of external pre-heating at the reset time.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
These no reset groups have X-ray luminosities comparable with the richest clusters observed.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
Since we view the DO models as a variant of the CO models, we continue to reset the gas temperature and density at time th .
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
For most of our models the reset is assumed to occur at time th = 0.5 Gyr or redshift zh = 9.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
The heavy dotted lines for ADg and ADc models refer to calculated profiles without reset.
Entropy Evolution in Galaxy Groups and Clusters; A Comparison of External and Internal Heating
Reset Gauge Vectors() changes the extra gauge vector, when massless vector bosons are present.
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
Then the channel responsible for the integration is reset and during a loop points, or better the values related to them are added via Channel::Add Point().
AMEGIC++ 1.0, A Matrix Element Generator In C++
An easy fix is to give a second, even slower clock to each edge: when this rings, they reset their value to 0.
Determining the Genus of a Map by Local Observation of a Simple Random Process
Dashed lines denote relatively fast steps, i.e., resetting the values of density to N (t) in steps (a2) and (a3) and the projective step (d).
An equation-free computational approach for extracting population-level behavior from individual-based models of biological dispersal
Delete A A⊥ and reset any f -edge to A to target f (A⊥ ) instead.
Simple multiplicative proof nets with units
The jet energy scale corrections reset the E=T energy scale, but do not improve the E=T resolution.
The CMS High Level Trigger
An extension of the arrow-forcing theorem presented below shows that we can indeed use the odd chips to arbitrarily reset the rotors.
Deterministic Random Walks on the Integers
Concerning strong connectivity, it is satisfied as soon as there is a reset.
Uniform Random Sampling of Traces in Very Large Models
The “Restore Defaults” button resets preferences of a particular data stream to its original settings.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Finally, reset the situation by letting eX reach a level strictly above the level of Xηi , and stop it there at time ˜ηi .
Almost sure functional central limit theorem for non-nestling random walk in random environment
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