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warm start

[′wȯrm ′stärt]
(computer science)
A resumption of computer operation, following a problem-generated shutdown, in which programs running on the system can resume at the point they were at when the shutdown occurred and data is not lost.
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They also get to come in by the stove to get a warm start, lined up on old cookie sheets, covered with newspaper, checked daily for the first seedlings to pop up.
Citing a "long-term warming trend, which has been linked to increases in greenhouse gases," NOAA also noted, "The unusually warm start to this winter reflected the rarity of Arctic outbreaks across the country as an El Nino episode continued in the equatorial Pacific.
Baldur's time-to-first-fix (TTFF) signal acquisition takes less than 90 seconds from a cold start, 30 seconds from a warm start and only 15 seconds from a hot start.
LLYN BRENIG AFTER a warm start to the week, winter returned with a vengeance with ice-cold winds and even some snow blizzards.
THE 21st century got off to a warm start, with 2001 likely to be the second hottest 12 months in 142 years.
The test results show that at the same H/S temperature, 143 |degrees^ C, the cool start process (A/S = 132 |degrees^ C) yielded a marginally higher gloss than the warm start process (A/S = 135 |degrees^ C to 141 |degrees^ C), and much higher gloss than the hot start process (A/S = 143 |degrees^ C).
Matt Rogers, Deputy Director of Weather for MDA EarthSat, notes that this year continues to be the mirror-opposite of last year: "Instead of a cool Autumn and a very warm start to the winter, this year looks to unfold in reverse with a currently very warm fall translating into a colder than normal heating season start.
IRELAND is set for an unusually warm start to November but it's going to bucket down soon after.
Sean Penston, a forecaster with MeteoGroup, the weather division of the Press Association, said: "We've had a dry and warm start to September, with temperatures in the mid-to-late 20s across the country.
Protecting autumn fruit crops ALTHOUGH the warm start to the year raised hopes of a good harvest, frosts in April and cold rainy weather in May and June reduced pollination and led to losses of fruitlets.