present participle of reclaim
as in recycling
to obtain (a raw material) by separating it from a by-product or waste product after reclaiming the glycerin from used vegetable oil, you can use the oil to create a fuel that burns cleaner than regular gasoline

Synonyms & Similar Words

Thesaurus Entries Near reclaiming

Cite this Entry

“Reclaiming.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

More from Merriam-Webster on reclaiming

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!