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rewrite

[′rē‚rīt]
(computer science)
The process of restoring a storage device to its state prior to reading; used when the information-storing state may be destroyed by reading.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Intuitively, a left-hand side of a rewrite rule matches modulo laziness an active node v in a lazy graph if it matches up to lazy nodes.
The result is that Ontario now has six months to rewrite a section in its Family Law Reform Act to give homosexuals and lesbians the right to sue for alimony.
Ausmus & Associates 3335 Federal Road Pasadena, TX 77504-1737 Telephone: (800) 944-5572 Application Name: Integrated Property Management Software (IPM-Software) Hardware Platforms: PC and LAN's Largest Installation: 100 Properties, 8,000+ Active Tenants/Leases Primary/Secondary Property Types: Multifamily/Light Commercial Cost Range: Unknown Last Revision Date and Application Version: Version 6.30a October 1996, Version 6.40a May 1997 Date for Next Major Rewrite: Unknown Total Number of Installations: 1,600
* Rewrite the sentence, putting the verb in the active voice.
As Alfred Uhry said, you try not to rewrite so much that the actors are going to get angry with you in rehearsal, because they're trying to do their jobs, too, and you don't want to come in with five pages every day, "Here, look, I worked." That'll drive them nuts.
We give you a rewrite which you can photocopy and reproduce on both sides of an 8 1/2-by-11-inch sheet.
Global Banking News-October 23, 2012--US banks opine regulators need to rewrite Basel III rules(C)2012 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
The rewrite was undertaken to remove duplication, make more use of plain English and avoid jargon where possible, and to make the rules more user-friendly by bringing them together in six sections headed general, race, trainer, rider, horse and owner, and racing administration.
Board member David Prather, chair of the Board Review Committee on Professional Ethics, said the panel was set to debate the rewrite of Proposed Advisory Opinion 90-6 and make a recommendation to the board for its April 3 meeting.
It illustrates his insight into how time shapes the necessary plurality of our best textual encounters, the poly-vectorial play of meanings both compelling us to return to texts and enabling us to rewrite them.
For instance, the site will have three different "mashups." One allows fans to rewrite the final frame of a daily "Dilbert" strip, and the others (coming next month) will allow fans to rewrite an entire comic or rewrite one panel with the ability to share with other users and have them write the rest.
Practitioner and teacher Lazarus (Stigmata, etc.) strongly believes the more you rewrite, the better the finished script will be, and the more likely it will be read and sold.