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The act of firing a stage of a rocket after a previous powered flight.
To go back to a specific planned point in a routine, usually in the case of machine malfunction, for the purpose of rerunning the portion of the routine in which the error occurred; the length of time between restart points in a given routine should be a function of the mean free error time of the machine itself.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
restartTo resume an operation after a planned or unplanned termination. See boot, warm boot and checkpoint/restart.
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