reconfigure

verb re·con·fig·ure \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈfi-gyər , especially British -ˈfi-gə \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reconfigure

reconfigured; reconfiguring; reconfigures
: to rearrange (something) into an altered form, figure, shape, or layout : to configure (something) again or in a new way
  • Back in the business end of the airplane, built-in features allow the single loadmaster to reconfigure the cargo bay for different types of loads in under an hour in flight.
  • —Richard DeMeis
  • Neuroimaging suggested that his brain had essentially reconfigured itself—surviving neurons bypassed dead ones and forged new connections to one another.
  • —Jeneen Interlandi

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1939

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