Meaning of 120 RESET in English

120 RESET

< jargon > /wuhn-twen'tee ree'set/ (After 120 volts, US mains voltage) To cycle power on a computer in order to reset or unjam it.

Compare Big Red Switch , power cycle .

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(1994-11-23)

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