American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act or an instance of rebroadcasting a recorded movie or a recorded television performance.
- v. To present a rerun of.
- n. US A television program shown after its initial presentation — particularly many weeks after its initial presentation; a repeat.
- n. politics A political candidate who holds the same political agenda or doctrine as a past or incumbent holder of a given political office.
- v. transitive To run (a previously broadcast television program) again.
- v. transitive To run (a race) again.
- v. broadcast again, as of a film
- v. rerun a performance of a play, for example
- v. run again for office
- n. a program that is broadcast again
- v. cause to perform again
- re- + run (Wiktionary)
“Since a rerun is the only way to accurately gauge the actual will of the people (especially considering that one of the candidates names had been removed from the ballot in one of the states), the only other legitimate choice is to nullify the results.”
“Maybe there's something I just don't get but if some one would explain how an Apollo rerun is better perhaps I would understand.”
“How often we discussed what was on TV that night, what old movies there were to enjoy, what new sitcoms delighted, what shows in rerun she relished.”
“But this rerun is just as good as the original … unlike the reruns of those prime TV shows.”
“With "Glee" in rerun mode tonight, some people may feel a strong urge to get their weekly, fresh fix of people busting out semi-obscure pop songs in unexpected everyday situations.”
“(Credit: Netgear) Note: If this post sounds familiar, that's because it's a "rerun" -- but with a lower price than when it first appeared a couple months ago.”
“Since then I have watched it in rerun and seen most of the actors at conventions and it’s all grown on me.”
“The lifecycle of a Saturday morning cartoon for me now is that I ask my TiVo to capture all the episodes of some show that I'm already familiar with, then watch as the number of episodes captured per week dwindles as the networks start to phase out the show, until it disappears altogether for a year, reappearing then in rerun.”
“There were concerns Pashtuns might react badly if all seats went to the Hazaras, and also speculation that the IEC might call a rerun in Ghazni, or allow the members from the last parliament, who reflect a more balanced ethnic mix, to stay in their seats while a deal was worked out.”
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