Definition of reset
- reset type
- reset a diamond
- reset a circuit breaker
- reset an odometer
The machine reset the bowling pins.
His broken leg had to be reset.
reset the timer to 10 minutes
The fire alarm was reset.
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: to move (something) back to an original place or position
: to put (a broken bone) back in the correct position for healing
: to put (a gem) into a new piece of jewelry
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