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addaword.gifdefinition of root

(computing) to change your mobile device in order to have more control over it by for example uninstalling and replacing the operating system
There are some programs that you’ll need to use in order to root your device (Odin for Samsung, Flashtool for Sony, etc).
Submitted from United Kingdom on 23/05/2013 10:59:00
Definition of root from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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