Definition of reprogram in English:

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reprogram

Pronunciation: /ˌrēˈprōˌɡram/

verb (reprograms, reprogramming, reprogrammed; also reprograms, reprograming, reprogramed)

[with object]
Program (a computer or something likened to one) again or differently.
Example sentences
  • The keyboard ships with driver and control software, which allows you to reprogram some of the keys, but not all of them.
  • Since tags can be reprogrammed, a thief could enter a store, scan the ID of a tag on a $50 VCR, program this ID into his own tag and affix that tag to a $500 unit.
  • When the rules changed, we reprogrammed the Fortran simulation model, tested it, and then put it on the server.

Derivatives

reprogrammable

adjective
Example sentences
  • Thankfully, all three of these buttons are reprogrammable using Logitech's included software.
  • This typically has a slightly higher cost in power consumption, but that factor is decreasing and the flexibility afforded by a fully reprogrammable architecture cannot be matched.
  • Altera invented the first reprogrammable logic device more than 20 years ago and its original products are still used in devices being built today.

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Syllabification: re·pro·gram

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