reassemble

verb re·as·sem·ble \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsem-bəl \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reassemble

reassembled; reassembling; reassembles
transitive + intransitive
1 T : to assemble (something) again : to bring or put together the parts of (something) again
  • reassemble a committee
  • Internet traffic is broken up into small chunks of data called "packets" that travel through the wires separately and then are reassembled by the computer or mobile device that's receiving them.
  • —David Choffnes
2 I : to come together again : to assemble again
  • San Francisco has a bye this week during which most of the healthy players will leave town until the team reassembles next Monday.
  • —Matt Barrows

First Known Use of reassemble

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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