rollback

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

roll +‎ back

NounEdit

 
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rollback (countable and uncountable, plural rollbacks)

  1. A return to a prior state by undoing some operation.
  2. A withdrawal of military forces.
  3. (databases) An operation which returns a database, or group of records in a database, to a previous state (normally to the previous commit point).
  4. The situation where a rollercoaster fails to reach the top of a hill and instead rolls backward.
  5. (informal, mechanics' jargon) A form of flatbed truck adapted or designed specifically as a tow truck or for transporting other vehicles.
  6. (US, politics) The policy of totally annihilating an enemy's armed forces and occupying the country, as was done in World War II to Italy, Germany, and Japan.

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VerbEdit

rollback (third-person singular simple present rollbacks, present participle rollbacking, simple past and past participle rollbacked)

  1. (transitive, computing) Return to the previous state.
    The server is unstable, we need to rollback the changes.

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