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 for reset
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reset \Re*set"\ (r?-s?t"), v. t.
     To set again; as, to reset type; to reset copy; to reset a
     diamond.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reset \Re"set\ (r?"s?t), n.
     1. The act of resetting.
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     2. (Print.) That which is reset; matter set up again.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reset \Re*set"\ (r?-s?t"), n. [OF. recete, recepte, a receiving.
     Cf. Receipt.] (Scots Law)
     The receiving of stolen goods, or harboring an outlaw.
     --Jamieson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reset \Re*set"\, v. t. (Scots Law)
     To harbor or secrete; to hide, as stolen goods or a criminal.
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           We shall see if an English hound is to harbor and reset
           the Southrons here.                      --Sir. W.
                                                    Scott.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  reset
      n 1: device for resetting instruments or controls
      v 1: set anew; "They re-set the date on the clock"
      2: set to zero; "reset instruments and dials"
      3: adjust again after an initial failure [syn: readjust,
         reset]

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