re·​mas·​ter | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈma-stər How to pronounce remaster (audio) \
remastered; remastering; remasters

Definition of remaster

transitive verb

: to create a new master of especially by altering or enhancing the sound quality of an older recording

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The previously unreleased 16-mm film footage was remastered. Dylan Bouscher, The Mercury News, "Political cartoons: NASA marks 50th anniversary of Apollo 11," 18 July 2019 Before Stonewall, newly digitally remastered, is being released in theaters this June, in Los Angeles, New York City, Washington, D.C. and many more cities. Robert Rosenberg, Time, "I Produced the Documentary Before Stonewall. Here’s What It’s Been Like to Revisit It Three Decades Later," 21 June 2019 Sanctioned by the estates of the two Rock and Roll Hall of Famers, the double holo-bill will feature remastered audio of the deceased icons’ greatest hits alongside a live band and backing singers. Phillip Valys,, "Holograms Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison bringing ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Dream’ to Fort Lauderdale," 21 June 2019 Jenkins actually got his start in Hollywood by mixing rock 'n' roll for movie soundtracks (he's worked with the likes of The Grateful Dead, Steely Dan and Led Zeppelin), and later remastered The Beatles' Sgt. Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, "Three-Time Oscar Winner Chris Jenkins Discusses 'Pavarotti' and the Recording Industry's Movement Toward Immersive Sound," 14 June 2019 Films for consideration include Amityville: The Evil Escapes, Don't Go In The House, Day of the Animals, Grizzly, The Convent and House on Sorority Row, all of which have been digitally remastered. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, "Bloody Disgusting, Trafalgar, Multicom Team for "Retro Nightmares" Cult Horror Re-Releases," 13 July 2018 The album’s remastering was supervised by the band’s Jimmy Page, and the set was available as in a variety of configurations: three CDs, four vinyl LPs, Blu-Ray Audio, along with streaming and digital download versions. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, "Billboard 200 Chart Moves: Drake's 'Views' Spends 100th Consecutive Week on Chart," 6 Apr. 2018 Be warned that this is not some 4K remastered edition of The Gate. Noel Murray, The Verge, "For more kid-friendly horror like The House with a Clock in Its Walls, stream The Gate," 21 Sep. 2018 The artist in residence Alexei Ratmansky has made a mission of carefully remastering ballet classics from days past. Brian Schaefer, New York Times, "7 Dance Performances to See in N.Y.C. This Weekend," 7 June 2018

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of remaster

technical : to make a new copy of (a recording or film) with the sound or image improved

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