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reheating

[ree-hee-ting] /riˈhi tɪŋ/
noun
1.
heating again.
2.
Aeronautics. a process in certain turbojet engines in which gases are expanded by turbines after combustion, burned again in a second chamber, expanded again by additional turbines, and released through the exhaust nozzle.
Origin of reheating
1720-1730
1720-30; re- + heating
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Contemporary Examples
  • It's also a rare pleasure to see a new piece of furniture that isn't just a rehashing or reheating of modernist cliches.

    Sofa For A Siding Blake Gopnik February 4, 2013
Historical Examples
  • In the same way, left-over foods from the table may be preserved by reheating and canning them.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • In the manufacture of "gold" red glass, the glass when first cooled shows no color, but on reheating the rich ruby color develops.

    Artificial Light M. Luckiesh
  • This is better than reheating and boiling again, as it destroys less of the flavor of the fruit.

    Science in the Kitchen.

    Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • In reheating, a good way is to place a quantity in a cup, and set the cup into hot water until the tea is sufficiently hot.

    Science in the Kitchen.

    Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • If I have no ice, reheating it each day during warm weather prevents spoiling.

    How To Write Special Feature Articles Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
  • Using fresh products, doing the canning properly and reheating before serving eliminates all danger.

    Every Step in Canning

    Grace Viall Gray
  • The boys bustled about, making coffee, broiling steak and reheating the potatoes that had been left over from their own meal.

  • reheating of all prepared foods immediately before use is an additional safeguard.

    Food Poisoning Edwin Oakes Jordan
  • Every move must count, and the exercise must be finished with a minimum of reheating and retouching, for the best results.

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