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uncomment

Line breaks: un|com¦ment

Definition of uncomment in English:

verb

[with object] Computing
Change (a piece of text within a program) from being a comment to be part of the program that is run by the computer.
Example sentences
  • You can uncomment those lines separately, to verify the type of compiler error you'll see when trying each, proving the inherent safety of events over delegates in this situation.
  • When testing, you can uncomment the 30-second test line to make sure everything's working properly, but be sure to comment it back out before trying to catch a show.
  • To enable POP3, you have to uncomment the pop3 entry on the file/etc/inetd.conf.

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