cold start


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cold start

[′kōld ′stärt]
(computer science)
To start running a computer program from the very beginning, without being able to continue the processing that was occurring previously when the system was interrupted.
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In a cable written by US ambassador to India Timothy Roemer in February 2010, the US felt India's reaction after 26/11 "calls into serious question the GOI's (Government of India's) willingness to adopt the Cold Start option.
Towcester Good, Good to Firm in places; A cold start.
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Only eight players made the morning shootaround, perhaps contributing to a cold start.
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DETROIT & SAN DIEGO -- AFL Automotive, an Alcoa business, and Maxwell Technologies announced today that they are exhibiting a cold start system for the commercial truck market at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky on March 22nd and 23rd.
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MONDAY Hexham Good to Firm (watering) A cold start.
Michael Dukes, of MeteoGroup UK, said: "After a stormy day on Thursday with gales, bitterly cold air straight from the Arctic will surge southwards during Thursday night and Friday, meaning a very cold start to February for the whole country.