re·​com·​pi·​la·​tion (ˌ)rē-käm-pə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce recompilation (audio)
 also  -ˌpī-
plural recompilations
: a second or subsequent compilation: as
: the act or process of compiling something again
Aimed at the high-performance computing market, Meiosys' MetaCluster software can move applications between a server or a group of servers and other machines without the need for application modification or recompilation.Network World
: something that has been recompiled
Abbott's recompilation is now known as the "United States Digest, First Series" …Frederick G. Stutz

Examples of recompilation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While the recompilation tool does a lot of the nitty-gritty work for you, Mr-Wiseguy warned that this still isn't a completely turnkey system for converting an N64 game to a PC executable. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, 17 May 2024 The recompilation removed duplicative and repealed sections, organized the more than 700 local amendments by county, consolidated amendments that apply to economic development, and deleted several outdated and racist provisions. Mike Cason |, al, 9 Nov. 2022 The project started with legislation by Rep. Merika Coleman, D-Pleasant Grove, in 2019, seeking authorization for the recompilation. Mike Cason |, al, 9 Mar. 2022 Changes in the recompilation were limited to four categories: remove racist language; delete duplicative and repealed sections; consolidate economic development provisions; and arrange local amendments by county. Mike Cason |, al, 27 Oct. 2022 Coleman also sponsored the legislation that voters approved in 2020 to authorize the recompilation project. Mike Cason |, al, 25 Aug. 2022 In reality, the state’s recompilation committee removes the racist sections already struck directly by the courts, but nothing else. al, 5 Dec. 2022 Alabama voters approved the recompilation project in 2020., 6 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of recompilation was circa 1793

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“Recompilation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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