reconstituted

[ ree-kon-sti-too-tid, -tyoo- ]
/ riˈkɒn stɪˌtu tɪd, -ˌtyu- /

adjective

constituted again, especially of a liquid product made by adding water to dry solids from which the water has been evaporated: reconstituted orange juice.

Origin of reconstituted

First recorded in 1840–50; reconstitute + -ed2

Definition for reconstituted (2 of 2)

reconstitute

[ ree-kon-sti-toot, -tyoot ]
/ riˈkɒn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut /

verb (used with object), re·con·sti·tut·ed, re·con·sti·tut·ing.

to constitute again; reconstruct; recompose.
to return (a dehydrated or concentrated food) to the liquid state by adding water: to reconstitute a bouillon cube with hot water.

verb (used without object), re·con·sti·tut·ed, re·con·sti·tut·ing.

to undergo reconstitution; become reconstituted.

Origin of reconstitute

First recorded in 1805–15; re- + constitute

Related forms

re·con·sti·tu·ent [ree-kuh n-stich-oo-uh nt] /ˌri kənˈstɪtʃ u ənt/, adjective, nounre·con·sti·tut·a·ble, re·con·sti·tut·i·ble, adjectivere·con·sti·tu·tive, adjectivere·con·sti·tu·tion, noun
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reconstitute

/ (riːˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːt) /

verb (tr)

to restore (food, etc) to its former or natural state or a semblance of it, as by the addition of water to a concentratereconstituted lemon juice
to reconstruct; form again

Derived Forms

reconstituent (ˌriːkənˈstɪtjʊənt), adjective, nounreconstitution, noun
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