regenerative

adjective
re·​gen·​er·​a·​tive | \ ri-ˈje-nə-ˌrā-tiv How to pronounce regenerative (audio) , -ˈje-nə-rə-, -ˈjen-rə- \

Definition of regenerative

1 : of, relating to, or marked by regeneration
2 : tending to regenerate

Examples of regenerative in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their regenerative braking systems take longer to wear down. Wired, "Uber Pledges to Go All-Electric, but It Doesn't Own the Cars," 8 Sep. 2020 Among the plug-in-hybrid Wrangler's other electric-centric features is regenerative braking. Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, "2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Is a Plug-In Hybrid Built for Serious Off-Roading," 3 Sep. 2020 Each car was brought to 100-percent state of charge and set to its default drive mode with regenerative braking turned off (or in its most gentle setting). Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "How far can you drive an electric car at 70mph before it stops?," 31 Aug. 2020 For starters, EVs can benefit from the EPA test's speed fluctuations via regenerative braking, which puts energy back into the battery. Dave Vanderwerp, Car and Driver, "Electric Vehicles Deserve a New EPA Range Test," 30 Aug. 2020 According to the complaint, Davis and colleagues from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio organized a regenerative medicine symposium in 2012. Patrick Danner, ExpressNews.com, "Alleged embezzlement at San Antonio dermatology practice sparks lawsuit against Frost Bank," 29 Aug. 2020 Growers market features offerings from local family farms that employ regenerative and humane practices. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, "Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Aug. 24-30," 22 Aug. 2020 And mainstream media offers few stories about solutions or models for alternative, regenerative economies. Sarah Jaquette Ray, Fortune, "Generation Z is ‘traumatized’ by climate change—and they’re the key to fighting it," 19 Aug. 2020 Growers market features offerings from local family farms that employ regenerative and humane practices. Luann Gibbs, The Enquirer, "Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Aug. 17-23," 16 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of regenerative

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Regenerative.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/regenerative. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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regenerative

adjective
re·​gen·​er·​a·​tive | \ ri-ˈjen-ə-ˌrāt-iv, -ˈjen-(ə-)rət- How to pronounce regenerative (audio) \

Medical Definition of regenerative

1 : of, relating to, or marked by regeneration
2 : tending to regenerate

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