relink

verb
re·​link | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈliŋk How to pronounce relink (audio) \
relinked; relinking

Definition of relink

transitive + intransitive

: to link (something) again or to be linked again Most—not all—of the vaporized atoms supply maximum energy by relinking promptly into such stable molecules as N2, H2O and carbon dioxide.— Philip Morrison et al. relink the computer to the printer But many experts have long since demonstrated that anonymised data can often be relinked to an individual due to its revealing detail.— Karlin Lillington So, with private enterprise back on the agenda, the Cubans will soon have to formulate a strategy for relinking their economy with the wider world.— Richard Gott

First Known Use of relink

1846, in the meaning defined above

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“Relink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/relink. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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