transitive verb re·tube \(ˈ)rē+\

Definition of retube

  1. :  to equip (as a gun or a boiler) with a new tube retube a larger gun to 4.7 in. caliber — Mech. Engineering

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Origin and Etymology of retube

re- + tube

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a brief usually trivial fact

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