recap

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[ verb ree-kap, ree-kap; noun ree-kap ]
/ verb ˈriˌkæp, riˈkæp; noun ˈriˌkæp /

verb (used with object), re·capped, re·cap·ping.

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.

noun

a recapped tire.

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Origin of recap

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First recorded in 1935–40; re- + cap1

OTHER WORDS FROM recap

re·cap·pa·ble, adjective

Definition for recapped (2 of 2)

recap2
[ ree-kap ]
/ ˈriˌkæp /

noun

verb (used with or without object), re·capped, re·cap·ping.

Origin of recap

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First recorded in 1945–50; by shortening
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British Dictionary definitions for recapped

recap

verb (ˈriːˌkæp, riːˈkæp) -caps, -capping or -capped

informal short for recapitulate

noun (ˈriːˌkæp)

Australian and NZ another name for retread

Derived forms of recap

recappable, adjective
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