Definitions for rerunriˈrʌn; ˈriˌrʌn
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a program that is broadcast again
"she likes to watch `I love Lucy' reruns"
broadcast again, as of a film
rerun a performance of a play, for example
run again for office
"Bush wants to rerun in 1996"
cause to perform again
"We have to rerun the subjects--they misunderstood the instructions"
To perform again, as an experiment; as, they reran the test to confirm the surprising result.
A repeated broadcast, such as of a film or episode of a television series; as, the seventh rerun had a surprisingly large audience.
A rerun or repeat is a re-airing of an episode of a radio or television broadcast. There are two types of reruns—those that occur during a hiatus, and those that occur when a program is syndicated. Reruns can also be, as the case with more popular shows, when a show is aired outside of its timeslot. In the UK, the word "repeat" refers only to a single episode; "rerun" or "rerunning" is the preferred term for an entire series/season. "Repeat" is also used to refer to programs shown less than a week after the original broadcast, before the next episode of the series. The term "rerun" can also be used in some respects as a synonym for reprint, the equivalent term for print items; this is especially true for print items that are part of ongoing series.
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