reengineer

verb
re·​en·​gi·​neer | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌen-jə-ˈnir \
reengineered; reengineering; reengineers

Definition of reengineer

transitive verb

1 : to engineer again or anew : redesign reengineered the chassis
2 : to reorganize the operations of (an organization) so as to improve efficiency

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Today, there’s an all-new Sprinter that’s been reengineered and reimagined from the ground up with the kind of forward-thinking technology and innovative features Mercedes-Benz is known for. Popular Mechanics Editors, Popular Mechanics, "The All-New 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Is Pushing Commercial Utility Into the Future," 1 Dec. 2018 Indeed, many of the car's reliability problems in 2017 were thought to be due to design choices made by Riley, and the RT24-P that races today has been substantially reengineered under the skin. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "This isn’t a game: We try out a professional driver-in-the-loop simulator," 9 Aug. 2018 The third pathway is when the environment is reengineered to be more resilient. Richard Florida, WIRED, "Climate Change Will Force the Poor From Their Homes," 13 July 2018 Mazda, together with Joest and Multimatic, then set about reengineering the RT24-P. Although the Mk 30 and then RT24-P were joint projects between Multimatic and Riley, the latter now has no involvement. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "This isn’t a game: We try out a professional driver-in-the-loop simulator," 9 Aug. 2018 As with the two previous EcoCAR competitions, the challenge is not as simple as just reengineering the vehicles; each team is also judged on project management, communications and outreach programs, and technical presentations. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "These clever students have turned the Camaro into a hybrid sports car," 25 May 2018 That’s prompted dreams of reengineering polymerases to write new DNA. Robert F. Service, Science | AAAS, "New technique could help scientists create a gene in just 1 day," 18 June 2018 One Road – is nothing less than an attempt to reengineer the globe to bring everyone to China’s doorstep. Mark Sappenfield, The Christian Science Monitor, "The costs of liberty," 15 June 2018 Bigger, traditional payments companies have to reengineer multiple existing systems to make that work. Paul J. Davies, WSJ, "Silicon Valley’s Favorite Payments Company Cashes In," 5 June 2018

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First Known Use of reengineer

1889, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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