recon

[ri-kon]Informal.

noun

verb (used with or without object), re·conned, re·con·ning.


Origin of recon

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; by shortening
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Word Origin and History for reconning

recon

military slang shortening; 1918 for reconnaissance (n.); 1966 for reconnoitre (v.).

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reconning in Medicine

recon

[rēkŏn′]

n.

The smallest genetic unit capable of recombination.
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