re·​as·​sem·​bly (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈsem-blē How to pronounce reassembly (audio)
: the act of assembling again : a second or fresh assembly
a reassembly of the cast after 20 years
They wordlessly team up to safely remove 70-year-old bolts, nuts, bumpers, seats and other parts, setting them aside for the eventual reassembly.Russell Lissau

Examples of reassembly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consider labeling drawers and hardware to make reassembly easier. Maryal Miller Carter, USA TODAY, 2 Jan. 2024 Seidenberg built Verizon out of the reassembly of several other regional Bell operating companies–New England Telephone, New York Telephone, and Bell Atlantic with independents GTE and MCI, along with the U.S. business interests of Britain’s Vodaphone. Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Fortune, 24 July 2023 Next-generation sequencing, a method that speeds up this reassembly, was the second big advance. James P. Close, Scientific American, 1 Nov. 2020 Fritz Bürki, who sold the Met the first fragments in 1978, was an expert in the reassembly of fractured artifacts. Tom Mashberg, New York Times, 19 Apr. 2023 The reassembly of the championship team Sunday at Fenway Park will offer an opportunity to look back 10 years and celebrate an unlikely run to a title that brought immense joy to a city and region. Alex Speier,, 14 Apr. 2023 Gavrilo Princip now lies in pieces on a flagstone in Dallas, ready for reassembly. Christopher Helman, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2023 For reasons that have been lost to time, Locke appears to have persuaded a state court a few years later to order the reassembly of the eight groups into one operation owned by Locke. Carson Kessler, ProPublica, 25 July 2022 The first person to receive a vaccination at the site was a Frenchman involved in the war and worked on the reassembly of submarines, the vaccination center chief Jean-Michel Pasquet told the paper. Elinor Aspegren, USA TODAY, 31 May 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1576, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reassembly was in 1576

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“Reassembly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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