remobilize

verb re·mo·bi·lize \ (ˌ)rē-ˈmō-bə-ˌlīz \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of remobilize

remobilized; remobilizing
1 : to mobilize (something) again
  • received orders to remobilize the troops
  • remobilized nitrogen transported from the dying leaves through the plant's phloem
2 medical : to move (something) following a period of immobilization
  • a remobilized joint

remobilization

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌmō-bə-lə-ˈzā-shən\ noun, plural remobilizations
    • remobilization of the limb after injury
    • remobilization of nutrients following uptake and storage
    • … the remobilization of militias that once targeted Iraqis who helped the United States …
    • —Tim Arango

First Known Use of remobilize

1886

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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