retread

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1re·tread

transitive verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈtred\
re·tread·edre·tread·ing

Definition of RETREAD

1
:  to bond or vulcanize a new tread to the prepared surface of (a worn tire)
2
:  to make over as if new <retread an old plot>

First Known Use of RETREAD

1907

Other Automotive Terms

articulated, block, choke, clutch, diesel, neutral, transmission

Rhymes with RETREAD

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2re·tread

noun \ˈrē-ˌtred\

: an old tire whose surface has been given a new layer of rubber

: something that uses ideas, stories, etc., that have been used before

Full Definition of RETREAD

1
:  a retreaded tire
2
:  something made or done again especially in slightly altered form :  remake
3
a :  one (as a retired person) who is recalled or retrained for work
b :  one (as an athlete) who has previously held the same or a similar position

Examples of RETREAD

  1. The show is just another TV sitcom retread.

First Known Use of RETREAD

1914

Other Automotive Terms

articulated, block, choke, clutch, diesel, neutral, transmission

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