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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q [R] S T U V W X Y Z 0-9
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RAM  n

random access memory

range  n

the limits within which something acts or operates or has power or control

rather than  

and not

rationale  n

basic principle or ultimate reason of some opinion, action, or phenomenon

raw data  n

unanalyzed data; data not yet subjected to analysis

RDBMS  n

relational database management system

to re-evaluate  v

to revise previously achieved results; to renew one's assessment

reading  n

a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter, gauge, or indicator

to reassure  v

to provide confidence

to recommend  v

to suggest, to advise

to recompute/ re-compute  v

to compute anew

reconciliation  n

harmonisation; removal of inconsistency; getting things to correspond

rectangle  n

a parallelogram with four right angles

to redirect  v

to channel into a new direction

redundant  adj

doubled, spare, not regularly needed

to refer to  v

to mention, to make reference to

to reference  v

to refer to, to cite

reference  n

a link or pointer that provides a relation

to refine  v

to improve

refund  n

money returned to a payer

rehash  n

old material that is slightly reworked and used again

to reiterate  v

to repeat, to restate

relay  n

electrical device such that current flowing through it in one circuit can switch on and off a current in a second circuit

to release  v

to let go, to let loose

release  n

introduction of (modified versions of) products on the market

reliable  adj

sth you can believe

to rely on  v

1. to make os dependent on sth/sb
2. to have confidence or faith in; to trust; to be based on

remedy (law)  n

act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil

remote  adj

distant

remote access  n

the ability to get access to a computer or a network from a remote distance

to render  v

to make

repetitive  adj

time-consuming because the same steps must be repeated many times

to replicate  v

1. to reproduce, to, duplicate, to copy, to repeat
2. to reproduce by making copies

replication  n

(the act or process of making) a copy, duplicate or reproduction

to require  v

1. to demand, to request
2. to need

to reroute  v

to send via a modified route

to resemble  v

to be similar, to be like

to reshape  v

to shape sth again or differently

to resize  v

to change the size; to make the size more appropriate

response  n

1. reaction, act (or feeling) produced in answer to a stimulus
2. reaction, answer, reply

to resume  v

to continue or begin again after interruption

retailer  n

shop or (retail store) chain, typically selling goods in small quantities to the general public

to retain ownership  v

to keep possession

retention  n

process and result of saving sth

revenue  n

income (before tax)

revenue stream  n

a method of earning money, eg by means of collecting trade margins, subscriptions and other fees, or via advertising, co-marketing etc

to reverse engineer  v

to isolate the components of a completed system. (Source code can be reverse engineered into design models or specifications. Machine language can be reversed into assembly language.)

to reward  v

to give in return for good work; to recompense

rogue-likes  n

computer dungeon-and-dragon games

to roll one's own  v

to do sth by os not relying on external services or help

to roll out  phr

to show sth like a new product or service to the public and deliver it for the first time

root  n

master, base

router  n

1. a device that forwards data packets from one LAN or WAN to another
2. a device or software in a computer, connected to at least two networks, that determines the next network point to which a packet should be forwarded

row  n

a horizontal arrangement of numbers or strings side by side

royalty  n

payment to the holder of a patent or copyright or resource for the right to use their property

RPG  n

role-playing game

running costs  n

overheads; expenses involved in operating a company