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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 course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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