Definition of 'reset'
Example sentences containing 'reset'
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The unit could then be reset to resume operations with a minimum loss of time. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)You will be more alert and your body clock will be reset by light. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You want the sunlight to reset your biological clock. Beat Jet Lag - arrive alert and stay alert (1991)The workers bowled in alleys of choice hardwood where fouls were scored and pins reset by electronic devices. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)We need sunshine in the mornings to reset our body clocks and rev us up for the day. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We reset our dials when we see historical, western representations of physical beauty in art. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet twice the clock was reset at one second, after a double hit. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When the war ended, the clocks were not reset. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's like he has reset his body clock. The Sun (2015)And you should reset your alarm clock half an hour earlier, to give yourself some slack in the system. The Sun (2008)Taking a second picture with the clock reset to the correct time makes it appear as if 15 minutes have elapsed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I hope that he will see this criticism as constructive and take this as an opportunity to reset the clock. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Who's gonna reset the bone? The Sun (2007)He had an operation yesterday to reset the shin bone and the Scotland medical team are waiting to assess the success of the procedure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I had the car serviced independently for 166 but was told that only dealers could reset the computer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If you do, you have to reset your 20-minute clock back to zero. Living with Angina (1991)He came, in a sense, to reset the clocks of time. Christianity Today (2000)Two US physicists claim the quantum effect means that if we measure something, we reset its decay clock and reduce its life expectancy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'reset'
Used Occasionally. reset is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'reset'
British English: reset VERB
If you reset a machine or device, you adjust or set it, so that it is ready to work again or ready to perform a particular function.
She was careful to reset the alarm before she left the office.
Definition of reset from the Collins English Dictionary
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