reconversion

noun
re·​con·​ver·​sion | \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈvər-zhən How to pronounce reconversion (audio) , -shən \
plural reconversions

Definition of reconversion

: a second or fresh conversion especially : conversion back to a previous state With Nassau County built up, Mr. Wieboldt said, planners have to look at … a reconversion of less usable spaces such as rundown shopping centers. — Carole Paquette Surplus electricity could be used to split water molecules into hydrogen and oxygen, with the hydrogen stored for reconversion into electricity. — Matthew L. Wald

First Known Use of reconversion

circa 1628, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reconversion was circa 1628

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“Reconversion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reconversion. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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