recompilation

noun
re·​com·​pi·​la·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-käm-pə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce recompilation (audio) also -ˌpī- \
plural recompilations

Definition of recompilation

: a second or subsequent compilation: as
a : 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
b : something that has been recompiled Abbott's recompilation is now known as the "United States Digest, First Series" …— Frederick G. Stutz

First Known Use of recompilation

circa 1793, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of recompilation was circa 1793

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“Recompilation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recompilation. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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