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retread

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verb re·tread \(ˌ)rē-ˈtred\

Definition of retread

retreaded

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retreading

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bond or vulcanize a new tread to the prepared surface of (a worn tire)

  3. 2 :  to make over as if new retread an old plot

1904

First Known Use of retread

1904

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retread

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noun re·tread \ˈrē-ˌtred\

Definition of retread

  1. 1 :  a retreaded tire

  2. 2 :  something made or done again especially in slightly altered form :  remake

  3. 3a :  one (such as a retired person) who is recalled or retrained for workb :  one (such as an athlete) who has previously held the same or a similar position

Examples of retread in a sentence

  1. The show is just another TV sitcom retread.

1914

First Known Use of retread

1914

Other Automotive Terms


RETREAD Defined for English Language Learners


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retread

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noun re·tread \ˈrē-ˌtred\

Definition of retread for English Language Learners

  • : an old tire whose surface has been given a new layer of rubber

  • : something that uses ideas, stories, etc., that have been used before

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