Reboot vs. Restart

Reboot vs. Restart — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Reboot and Restart

Rebootnoun

(computing) An instance of rebooting.

Restartnoun

The act of starting something again.

After the restart of my browser, the problem went away.

Rebootnoun

(narratology) The restarting of a series' storyline, discarding all previous continuity.

Restartverb

To start again.

All attempts to restart the engine failed.

Rebootverb

To execute a computer's boot process, effectively resetting the computer and causing the operating system to reload, possibly after a system failure.

We need to reboot the system after installing these updates.The system reboots every weekend after updates are installed.

Restartverb

(computing) to reboot.

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Rebootverb

to start afresh

They rebooted the TV series, it's even worse than the original.

Restartverb

start an engine again, for example

Rebootverb

Restart; to return to a an initial configuration or state.

Restartverb

take up or begin anew;

We resumed the negotiations

Rebootverb

cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes;

boot your computer