reconnection

noun
re·​con·​nec·​tion | \ (ˌ)rē-kə-ˈnek-shən How to pronounce reconnection (audio) \
plural reconnections

Definition of reconnection

: the act or result of restoring a connection : the state of being reconnected Your best bet is to arrange a utility transfer as far ahead as possible to avoid any disruption in service and the dreaded and totally avoidable reconnection fee.— Leslie Sargent Eskildsen His reconnection with lost family members … made him aware for the first time not only of his clan's fate in the People's Republic, but also of the distinguished part it had played during the dynastic period as well.— Orville Schell

First Known Use of reconnection

1792, in the meaning defined above

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“Reconnection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconnection. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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