[verb ree-kap, ree-kap; noun ree-kap]
- to recondition (a worn automobile tire) by cementing on a strip of prepared rubber and vulcanizing by subjecting to heat and pressure in a mold.
- a recapped tire.
Origin of recap1
- to recapitulate.
Origin of recap2
First recorded in 1945–50; by shortening
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Examples from the Web for recapped
Closing Number Once again pulling off his signature move, Harris recapped the night with an original song.Neil Patrick Harris and Best Moments of the 2013 Tony Awards (VIDEO)
June 10, 2013
The head-spinning chaos is recapped in the clip, thanks to One Minute News.David Petraeus in ‘Call of Duty’ & More Poorly Timed Cameos (VIDEO)
November 15, 2012
Dasinger shrugged resignedly, recapped the tube, and dropped it in his pocket.The Star Hyacinths
James H. Schmitz
And while the Prince read, he recapped the button, and restored it in place.The Prince of India, Volume II
Slowly she picked up the nearly empty jar on the floor and recapped it.Adolescents Only
Irving E. Cox
- informal short for recapitulate
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Word Origin and History for recapped
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