- 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
- 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.
- to undergo reconstitution; become reconstituted.
Origin of reconstitute
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Examples from the Web for reconstituted
This powder can be shipped anywhere and then reconstituted—just add water, as if it were instant coffee.Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World
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If the scorch on the Shroud is the result of radiation, it could have been radiation that reconstituted the dead body.10 Reasons the Resurrection Really Happened
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With this object the lien on the common wealth is enlarged and reconstituted.Liberalism
L. T. Hobhouse
The Canadians during the night had reconstituted the line, but at great cost.The Red Watch
J. A. Currie
To make this settlement permanent, the Imperial Court was reconstituted.The Thirty Years' War
Samuel Rawson Gardiner
If there is to be an Israel at all, it must be reconstituted "outside the camp."Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of Matthew
John Monro Gibson
The crime was then and there reconstituted in the presence of the examining magistrate.A Book of Remarkable Criminals
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- 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
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Word Origin and History for reconstituted
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