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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.
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However, he has forgotten, like the rewriter Coetzee and the narrator Susan, the story of the slave Xury, who was sold back into slavery by Crusoe prior to his adventure which led him to the island and later to [begin strikethrough]Friday[end strikethrough].
When I was a newbie rewriter, I did five stories a day.
Cantor describes Herzog as a "master rewriter, sensitive enough to discern the weak moments in the play, clear-headed enough to alter them.
Request-Oriented Collection: Upon receiving a request from the target user, query rewriter and preference checker assures that learning agent extracts only the required preferences from user's profile for a particular request the user is engaged in.
The fact that Burns was an expert and passionate collector, transcriber, and rewriter of popular Scottish songs, and learned many from his mother, supports this take on his affection for the Standard Habbie.
10) The one thing I am absolutely confident of is that no one will appoint me to be the sole rewriter of our very defective Constitution.
Wilson, a prolific rewriter, has expanded their personal story arc as well as updating the script to include recent political events such as the AV referendum.
They have often ignored what I have termed the "global kaleidoscope" of sources and models available to every rewriter.
What exact status can the Translator be identified with: A rewriter, a mediator, a creator or co-creator?
29 reveals himself as a compulsive (and often irritating) rewriter of received materials.
Savu suggests in the end, but not as clearly as she could have, that the novel's confrontations between its character (Maggs), novelist-character (Oates), symbolic precursor (Dickens), and postmodern rewriter (Carey) reenact Carey's own ambiguous relationdhip with Dickens and his novelistic tradition--a relationship of filial respect but also of rebellion.
The Firefly is just 95mm wide but comes with a 320GB hard drive, Window 7 Home Premium operating System, the latest Intel Pentium processer and DVD rewriter.