recontour

verb
re·​con·​tour | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkän-ˌtu̇r How to pronounce recontour (audio) \
recontoured; recontouring; recontours

Definition of recontour

transitive verb

: to reshape the contour of (something) The steep face of the pile, which had been nearly vertical before the collapse, has been recontoured to a more stable 40 degrees…— Matthew Power … I did backward leg raises while I washed the dishes, in hopes of recontouring my butt.— Mary Roach

First Known Use of recontour

1913, in the meaning defined above

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“Recontour.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recontour. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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