rebottled; rebottling; rebottles
Definition of rebottle
1 : to bottle or bottle up (something) again or anew If you're happy with the flavor, strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer and rebottle your flavored rum.— Christina Jordan Disclosure of a trade secret compromises its protection and trade secret status. And once lost, this status is gone forever—you cannot rebottle a known secret.— Jim Adams
2 : to put (something) into a new form : repackage Atheists and agnostics have long tried to rebottle religion: to get the community and the good works without the supernatural stuff.— Mark Oppenheimer The result is old music rebottled for new times: brief pieces in dizzying sequence for an age of narrow attention spans …— Anand Giridharadas
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showing great care, attention, and effort
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