rollback definition by Webster's New World
rollback definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A reduction, especially in prices or wages, to a previous lower level by governmental action or direction: a price rollback; a rollback of military supplies.
- A turning back or retreat, as from a previously held position or policy: hoped for a rollback of support for the opposition's proposed legislation.
rollback - Computer Definition
A DBMS feature that reverses the current transaction out of the database, returning the data to its former state. A rollback is performed when processing a transaction fails at some point, and it is necessary to start over. See two-phase commit.