Definitions

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  • verb To sow seeds again; to resow or replant.
  • verb Of a non-perennial plant, to produce seeds to ensure the following generation without human intervention; to self-sow.
  • verb computing To reset the input of an algorithm so as to ensure different results.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb seed again or anew
  • verb maintain by seeding without human intervention

Etymologies

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re- +‎ seed

Examples

  • But, just like your lawn, sometimes you may need to "reseed" areas that have become barren for whatever reason.

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  • To reseed or not to reseed: Speaking of the Seahawks' upset, does that make you more inclined to favor reseeding teams?

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  • This particular route, beside an abandoned coalition base, is a favorite for Taliban bomb planters who often return to the same area to reseed it, the British military says.

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  • The others should catch up pretty quickly in terms of size, and I'm planning to reseed the bucket once it's starting to clear, which should give me another batch in October.

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  • With Celtic, Lundekvam's desired opponents, only able to make a handful of dates, there was no time for the Saints to reseed the pitch after the popular American beat-combo had finished belting out Livin' on a Prayer and Keep the Faith.

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  • Like those on so many other ships the colonists were heading for an unknown destination, to reseed their civilisation on planets far away from their own dying Earth.

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  • Chamomile is fairly easy to grow, she says, and will reseed itself year after year with little attention.

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  • The Shangri-La myth of a land that could reseed human civilization after the planet was destroyed by war struck a chord in the 1930s, when development seemed geared only toward industrial destruction.

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  • The Shangri-La myth of a land that could reseed human civilization after the planet was destroyed by war struck a chord in the 1930s, when development seemed geared only toward industrial destruction.

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  • PESCA: For that I would say that if they were to reseed the tournament again and someone were to say we still want to give Kansas the number one seed, I'd say, yeah, I can live with that.

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