Origin of retrofit

Related formsret·ro·fit·ta·ble, adjective
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retrofit

verb -fits, -fitting or -fitted

(tr) to equip (a vehicle, piece of equipment, etc) with new parts, safety devices, etc, after manufacture
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Word Origin and History for retrofit
v.

1954, from retro- + fit (v.). Related: Retrofitted; retrofitting. As a noun, 1956, from the verb.

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