reprocess

verb re·pro·cess \ (ˌ)rē-ˈprä-ˌses , -ˈprō- , -səs \
Updated on: 5 May 2018

Definition of reprocess

: 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

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