reface

verb
re·​face | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈfās How to pronounce reface (audio) \
refaced; refacing

Definition of reface

transitive verb

: to face (something or someone) again: such as
a : to cover the front of (something) again refaced the kitchen cabinets
b : to renew the surface of (something) by cutting or grinding refaced engine valves

First Known Use of reface

1635, in the meaning defined above

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“Reface.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/refacing. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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