re·​man·​u·​fac·​ture | \ (ˌ)rē-ˌma-nyə-ˈfak-chər How to pronounce remanufacture (audio) , -ˌma-nə- \
remanufactured; remanufacturing; remanufactures

Definition of remanufacture

transitive verb

: to manufacture into a new product

Other Words from remanufacture

remanufacture noun
remanufacturer \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌma-​nyə-​ˈfak-​chər-​ər How to pronounce remanufacture (audio) , -​ˌma-​nə-​ \ noun

Examples of remanufacture in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The desire to keep materials in a closed loop has also given rise to the popularity of companies like Rype Office who remanufacture existing furniture for office spaces but also create new pieces from plastic waste. Amy Nguyen, Forbes, 18 June 2021 OEMs are also looking for legacy machines, some 20 to 25 years old, in order to remanufacture them to support smaller wafers. Steven Zhou, Forbes, 28 Apr. 2021 Many countries, including the United States, occasionally remanufacture their Apaches to incorporate the latest technologies, more powerful engines, and other worthy add-ons. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 30 May 2018 Declining oil and natural gas prices – used to remanufacture plastic bottles from recycled mulch – have made regeneration more expensive. Rachel Uranga, The Mercury News, 30 May 2017

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First Known Use of remanufacture

1825, in the meaning defined above

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“Remanufacture.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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