reconversion

noun re·con·ver·sion \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈvər-zhən , -shən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reconversion

plural reconversions
: 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

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