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

Word History

First Known Use

1792, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reconnection was in 1792

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Cite this Entry

“Reconnection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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