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

Examples of remaster in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The label, which boasts releases from fellow Swedes Avicii and Eric Prydz, as well as Fatboy Slim, Laidback Luke and Afrojack, is set to repackage and remaster several Size classics, as well as a crop of new vinyl box sets. Scott Mcdonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Sep. 2022 They are beautifully produced, allowing the uniquely Lupu-ian range of colors and textures to magnificently come through even without Decca bothering to remaster any in hi-res. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 19 Apr. 2022 The father-son duo went to a recording studio in January to remaster the song, which started streaming on major music platforms on Feb. 4. Washington Post, 30 Jan. 2022 Finally getting the ability to remake or remaster the original would be a big win for Microsoft, and another fine addition to Game Pass no doubt. Paul Tassi, Forbes, 1 Jan. 2022 To ‘remaster,’ after all, is form of reconsideration, not reproduction. Matthew Carey Salyer, Forbes, 24 Dec. 2021 There are seven full albums to remaster, and Calbi has been going at a rate of roughly two per day. Jonathan Bernstein, Rolling Stone, 4 Dec. 2021 So with fond memories tied to the game, what do players think of a hypothetical remake or remaster in the future? Paige Lyman, Wired, 3 Nov. 2021 To remaster early Disney films for DVDs, artists have to go into every frame and repaint the lines on the cels. Gia Yetikyel, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of remaster

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Remaster.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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