reprogram

verb re·pro·gram \ (ˌ)rē-ˈprō-ˌgram , -grəm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of reprogram

transitive verb
:to program anew; especially :to revise or write a new program for
  • reprogram a computer
intransitive verb
:to rewrite or revise a program especially of a computer

reprogrammable

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈprō-ˌgra-mə-bəl, -ˌprō-ˈgra-\ adjective

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1937


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