View synonyms for reconstitution


[ ree-kon-sti-too-shuhn, -tyoo- ]


  1. the act, process, or result of putting the elements of something back together into a whole; reconstruction:

    Although places and events are concrete, our mental reconstitutions of them are often inaccurate.

    The restorative work aimed at a full reconstitution of the building’s medieval character, including furniture and other objects.

  2. the act or process of returning a dehydrated or concentrated food or other substance to its normal liquid state by adding water:

    In the Apollo moon program of the late 1960s, hot water was available for rapid reconstitution of freeze-dried foods by the astronauts.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of reconstitution1

First recorded in 1755–65; 1915–20 reconstitution fordef 2; re- ( def ) + constitution ( def )

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Example Sentences

He is also reconstituting an advisory group to aid in the selection of productions to record.

At the end of the day we have an entire legal system built on evidence and all of these measures that are put in place to ensure that evidence is captured and it can be reconstituted and adjudicated over and over and over again.

Typically, recycling involves breaking the battery down into pure chemical components that can be reconstituted for brand-new battery materials.

Particle by particle, the information needed to reconstitute your body will reemerge.

Rogers says that Apeel has installed its equipment at Houweling’s facility, where its product arrives in powder form before it’s reconstituted and applied to the produce.

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Zionism itself was created as a vehicle for the reconstitution of a Jewish national home.

General Stewart had commanded the 154th Brigade since its reconstitution as a Highland brigade.

He had, doubtless conscientiously, laboured for the reconstitution Dissolution of the Frankish Empire.

A reconstitution of the military organization seemed to him to be necessary.

Planchon was one of the first to suggest, and always urged, the reconstitution of French vineyards by the use of American stocks.

I was aware of a spiritual change, or, perhaps, rather a molecular reconstitution.


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