—v., -set, -set•ting,
1. to set again: to reset an alarm clock.
2. to set back the odometer on (an auto or other vehicle) to a lower reading: a used-car dealer charged with resetting his cars.
to become set again: The alarm bell resets automatically.
1. the act of resetting.
2. that which is reset.
3. a plant which is replanted.
4. a device used in resetting an instrument or control mechanism.
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