repower

verb
re·​pow·​er | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈpau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce repower (audio) \
repowered; repowering; repowers

Definition of repower

transitive verb

: to provide again or anew with power especially : to provide (something, such as a boat) with a new engine

Examples of repower in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web More fast-charging stations, which repower a battery in about 30 minutes instead of over a period of hours, are the missing ingredient required to enable an electric version of the American road trip. Jennifer Hiller, WSJ, 25 July 2021 And fuel cells are vying with batteries in plans to repower the roughly 16,000 trucks that haul freight at the region’s ports. Peter Fairley, Scientific American, 1 Feb. 2020 Here are five outboards that might well give you a reason to repower your boat with something quiet, clean, and new. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, 16 July 2019 Although onshore wind farm owners have been repowering their equipment for years, offshore repowering comes with its own technical challenges. Megan Geuss, Ars Technica, 30 Dec. 2018 Any Tesla owner can repower using the supercharger network, according to a company spokesman. Carrie Blackmore Smith, Cincinnati.com, 8 Mar. 2018 The presence of lead paint on work areas and surfaces temporarily halted work on the Jackson repowering project last March. Brady Slater, Twin Cities, 5 Jan. 2017 Most of GE Energy Financial Services’s 2017 investments will be in North America, including deals to repower existing wind farms, according to David Nason, chief executive officer of the unit, which frequently backs projects that use GE technology. Brian Eckhouse, Bloomberg.com, 23 May 2017

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First Known Use of repower

1954, in the meaning defined above

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“Repower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/repower. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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