[ ree-wahyuh r ]
/ riˈwaɪər /
verb (used with object), re·wired, re·wir·ing.
to provide with new wiring: to rewire a house.
verb (used without object), re·wired, re·wir·ing.
to install new wiring.
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OTHER WORDS FROM rewirere·wir·a·ble, adjective
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Caton says he's going to have to rest the ship and rewire a good part of the system.The Secret of the Ninth Planet|Donald Allen Wollheim
British Dictionary definitions for rewire
/ (riːˈwaɪə) /
(tr) to provide (a house, engine, etc) with new wiring
Derived forms of rewirerewirable, adjective
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