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Verb: reboot  ree'boot
  1. Cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes
    "reboot your computer";
    - boot, bring up
Noun: reboot  ree'boot
  1. (computing) an instance of rebooting (a computer or device)
  2. Something that has been revived, e.g. a storyline, film, entertainment career, etc.

Derived forms: rebooted, rebooting, reboots

Type of: resuscitate, revive

Encyclopedia: Reboot