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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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The rewritten rules do not come into force until September 1 but are available to view at newrules.
He concludes that the whole Constitution should just be rewritten to get things straighten up.
Indeed, the caliber of Yates' verse will draw his reader back to the pages of "Dreams Rewritten' again and again and again.
One Filipino rewriter I wrote with said she'd rewritten over 20,000 stories.
For instance with more and more people committing to each other through marriages and other public ceremonies, the book explores the ways in which different people interpret these promises, the tensions that can occur when people have different interpretations, and what alternative commitments may be made if the usual conventions are being rewritten from scratch.
On the one hand, they shared many features with texts classified as 'rewritten Scripture'....On the other hand, in some ways they seemed much closer to the Pentateuch...." She examines in detail the similarities and differences, expanding knowledge of the evolution of Jewish texts and the processes of rewriting and revision that occurred in the early years of their formation.
Further, AP alleged that AHN added its own byline to those rewritten versions of AP stories and that AHN then "reproduced, distributed, publicly displayed and published the rewritten version of the AP stories in competition with AP's news services." AHN denied those allegations.
He was released in 1986 after forensic tests revealed notes from one of his interviews had been rewritten.
Machimura has instructed education minister Kisaburo Tokai to consider whether it would be possible to correct the rewritten references to the Battle of Okinawa in a manner consistent with the publishers' initial descriptions.
At the end of their gentlemanly correspondence, Bad Religion's Greg Graffin has not radically rewritten his atheistic worldview.
Mr Mulhearnrelies on ignorance and rewritten history tohide facts - such as the in cidentwhenMr Hamilton's statement to theDistrict Labour Partywaswithdrawn, censored and rewritten.
In some New York City neighborhoods, there have been so many requests for variances, specifically for residential conversion in industrial neighborhoods, that the city's zoning plan is being rewritten through the use of variances.