reverse-engineer


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reverse′-engineer′



v.t.
to study or analyze, to learn details of design and construction, as to produce a copy.
[1980–85]
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reverse-engineer

[rɪˌvɜːsenʒɪˈnɪəʳ] VT (Comput) → aplicar un proceso de retroingeniería a
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Even if you have only one database to work with, the drag and drop scripting (you simply drag one or more schema items to any text editor supporting OLE drag and drop) together with very flexible scripting options makes AdeptSQL Diff a perfect tool to reverse-engineer your database schema.
"What we demonstrated [at the DEV trial] was that these 53 parts were the heart and lungs of the press and that to reverse-engineer them [would take] six to eight years," Eck said.