Reboot vs Restart what difference

what is difference between Reboot and Restart

English

Etymology

re- +‎ boot

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɹiːbuːt/ (noun, verb)
  • IPA(key): /ɹiːˈbuːt/ (verb)
  • Rhymes: -uːt

Noun

reboot (plural reboots)

  1. (computing) An instance of rebooting.
  2. (narratology) The restarting of a series’ storyline, discarding all previous continuity.
  3. (widely considered a misuse) The restarting of a series’ storyline without discarding previous continuity; a sequel or a spin-off.

Derived terms

  • (computing): hard reboot

Translations

Verb

reboot (third-person singular simple present reboots, present participle rebooting, simple past and past participle rebooted)

  1. (computing, transitive, intransitive) To execute a computer’s boot process, effectively resetting the computer and causing the operating system to reload, possibly after a system failure.
    We need to reboot the system after installing these updates.
    The system reboots every weekend after updates are installed.
  2. To start afresh.
    They rebooted the TV series, but it’s even worse than the original.
  3. Restart; to return to a an initial configuration or state.

Translations

See also

  • bootstrap

Anagrams

  • Booter, Botero, booter

Portuguese

Etymology

From English reboot.

Noun

reboot m (plural reboots)

  1. (computing) reboot (instance of rebooting)
    Synonym: reinício

Spanish

Etymology

From English reboot.

Noun

reboot m (uncountable)

  1. reboot (instance of rebooting)


English

Etymology

re- +‎ start

Pronunciation

  • (General American, Canada) IPA(key): /ˈɹiːˌstɑɹt/, /ˌɹɪˈstɑɹt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌɹɪˈstɑːt/, /ˈɹiːˌstɑːt/

Noun

restart (plural restarts)

  1. The act of starting something again.

Translations

Verb

restart (third-person singular simple present restarts, present participle restarting, simple past and past participle restarted)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To start again.
  2. (computing) To reboot.

Descendants

  • Czech: restartovat

Translations

Anagrams

  • Tarters, ratters, starter

Polish

Etymology

From English restart.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɛ.start/

Noun

restart m inan

  1. (computing) restart (act of restarting a computer)
    Synonym: reset

Declension

Derived terms

  • (verbs) restartować, zrestartować

Further reading

  • restart in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • restart in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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