reprocess

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verb re·pro·cess \(ˌ)rē-ˈprä-ˌses, -ˈprō-, -səs\

Definition of reprocess

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to a special process or treatment in preparation for reuse; especially :  to extract uranium and plutonium from (the spent fuel rods of a nuclear reactor) for use again as fuel

1884

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1884

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