"repopulate" the TV Guide

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Wed May 3 16:38:33 UTC 2006

The use of "repopulate" seems to have spread from databases to the TV
Guide accessible "on-line" on one's cable system:  When the
information is lost, say due to a power outage, the technician says
one may have to wait up to a half hour for it to repopulate.


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