[ ri-kon ]
/ rɪˈkɒn /
verb (used with or without object), re·conned, re·con·ning.
examine, discover, snoop, scrutinize, case, sleuth, notice, glimpse, scout, trail, watch, spot, search, meddle, tail, observe, reconnoiter, shadow, pry, peep
- recompression chamber,
Origin of recon
An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; by shortening
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[ rē′kŏn′ ]
The smallest genetic unit capable of recombination.
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