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warm boot

warm boot in Technology

operating system
A boot from power on, where the CPU and peripherals are already powered up (warm).
A warm boot might be performed after a software crash or a hardware reset.
Contrast cold boot. See also reboot.
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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  • After Adrian had put on the new costume, the Emperor shook off the large, warm boot, and held out his gouty foot to the valet.

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