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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Network Terminology

 重複 中繼

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·peat·ing, a. Doing the same thing over again; accomplishing a given result many times in succession; as, a repeating firearm; a repeating watch.
 Repeating circle. See the Note under Circle, n., 3.
 Repeating decimal Arith., a circulating decimal. See under Decimal.
 Repeating firearm, a firearm that may be discharged many times in quick succession; especially: (a) A form of firearm so constructed that by the action of the mechanism the charges are successively introduced from a chamber containing them into the breech of the barrel, and fired. (b) A form in which the charges are held in, and discharged from, a revolving chamber at the breech of the barrel. See Revolver, and Magazine gun, under Magazine.
 Repeating instruments Astron. & Surv., instruments for observing angles, as a circle, theodolite, etc., so constructed that the angle may be measured several times in succession, and different, but successive and contiguous, portions of the graduated limb, before reading off the aggregate result, which aggregate, divided by the number of measurements, gives the angle, freed in a measure from errors of eccentricity and graduation.
 Repeating watch. See Repeater (a)

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·peat v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repeated; p. pr. & vb. n. Repeating.]
 1. To go over again; to attempt, do, make, or utter again; to iterate; to recite; as, to repeat an effort, an order, or a poem.  “I will repeat our former communication.”
 Not well conceived of God; who, though his power
 Creation could repeat, yet would be loth
 Us to abolish.   --Milton.
 2. To make trial of again; to undergo or encounter again. [Obs.]
 3. Scots Law To repay or refund (an excess received).
 To repeat one's self, to do or say what one has already done or said.
 To repeat signals, to make the same signals again; specifically, to communicate, by repeating them, the signals shown at headquarters.
 Syn: -- To reiterate; iterate; renew; recite; relate; rehearse; recapitulate. See Reiterate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the act of doing or performing again [syn: repetition]