UK [ˈkəʊldˌbuːt] / US [ˈkoʊldˌbut] verb [transitive]
Word forms "coldboot":
present tense I/you/we/they coldboot he/she/it coldboots present participle coldbooting past tense coldbooted past participle coldbooted computing
to make a computer start again by turning it off and then turning it on

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