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restorations, plural;
  1. The action of returning something to a former owner, place, or condition
    • - the restoration of Andrew's sight
  2. The process of repairing or renovating a building, work of art, vehicle, etc., so as to restore it to its original condition
    • - the altar paintings seem in need of restoration
  3. The reinstatement of a previous practice, right, custom, or situation
    • - the restoration of capital punishment
  4. A structure provided to replace or repair dental tissue so as to restore its form and function, such as a filling, crown, or bridge

  5. A model or drawing representing the supposed original form of an extinct animal, ruined building, etc

  6. The return of a hereditary monarch to a throne, a head of state to government, or a regime to power

  7. The reestablishment of Charles II as King of England in 1660

  8. The period following this, esp. with regard to its literature or architecture
    • - Restoration drama

  1. the reign of Charles II in England; 1660-1685
  2. the act of restoring something or someone to a satisfactory state
  3. restitution: getting something back again; "upon the restitution of the book to its rightful owner the child was given a tongue lashing"
  4. renovation: the state of being restored to its former good condition; "the inn was a renovation of a Colonial house"
  5. some artifact that has been restored or reconstructed; "the restoration looked exactly like the original"
  6. a model that represents the landscape of a former geological age or that represents and extinct animal etc.
  7. Conservation-restoration, also referred to as conservation, is a profession devoted to the preservation of cultural heritage for the future. Conservation activities include examination, documentation, treatment, and preventive care. All of this work is supported by research and education.
  8. Building restoration describes the process of the renewal and refurbishment of the fabric of a building. ...
  9. The Restoration of the monarchy began in 1660 when the English, Scottish and Irish monarchies were all restored under Charles II after the republic that followed the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. ...
  10. The Elder Scrolls (abbreviated as TES) is a role-playing video game series developed by Bethesda Softworks.
  11. Restoration is a 1995 film adapted by Rupert Walters from the novel by Rose Tremain. It was directed by Michael Hoffman and stars Robert Downey Jr., Sam Neill, David Thewlis, Polly Walker, Meg Ryan, Ian McKellen, Ian McDiarmid and Hugh Grant.
  12. In the Latter Day Saint movement, the Restoration was a period in its early history during which a number of events occurred that were understood to be necessary to restore the early Christian church as demonstrated in the New Testament, and to prepare the earth for the Second Coming of Jesus ...
  13. the process of bringing an object back to its original state; the process of restoring something; the return of a former monarchy or monarch to power, usually after having been forced to step down
  14. (restore) : To reestablish, or bring back into existence; : To bring back to a previous condition or state; : To give back, or make restitution
  15. (Restore) to return a wetland (or other natural habitat) to a close approximation of its condition prior to disturbance by modifying conditions responsible for the loss or change
  16. (Restore) To transfer data from a backup medium (such as tapes) to an on-line system, often for the purpose of recovery from a problem, failure, or disaster. ...
  17. (restore) To return an icon or a maximized window to its normal size.
  18. (Restore) To replace all the information in a Newton with information from a file on the desktop. Source: NPG
  19. (restore) To retrieve a backup copy of data from the backup server and upload it to a computer. If a file has been accidentally erased or corrupted, it can be restored if there is a backup. ...
  20. (restore) To return a window to its previous size. The Restore button  (WinXP) (Vista) is on the window's Title bar.
  21. (Restore) (Incident Management) Taking action to return an IT Service to the Users after Repair and Recovery from an Incident. This is the primary Objective of Incident Management.
  22. (Restore) A window (the view of a program or document) can be restored (put into an intermediate position). This allows other programs to be viewed and used at the same time. See also maximise and minimise.
  23. (Restore) Retrieving information from a tape drive in order to replace data that was lost from a hard disk.
  24. (Restore) Returning the cluster to a previous state as stored in a backup.
  25. (Restore) The action of recalling a previously backed-up song from CD-R/CD-RW back into the internal hard disk.