Also called, British, action replay. Television.
Informal. the repetition, review, or reenactment of something immediately or soon after its initial occurrence.
another name for action replay
Immediate repetition and additional judgment: If anyone mistakes the new regimen for freedom, the full trappings of martial law remain available for instant replay
[1970s+; fr the re-viewing of a sports play on television, sometimes in order to confirm or change an official’s call]
- Instant rice
noun a fully cooked and flash-frozen rice that can be boiled in a few minutes Examples Instant rice, also known as converted rice, is rice that has been precooked and dehydrated so that it cooks more rapidly. Word Origin cooking
- Instant spam
noun See spim
noun, adjective See instant win
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