reclaiming

present participle of reclaim
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as in recapturing
to get again in one's possession she reclaimed the championship title after losing it last year

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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

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“Reclaiming.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reclaiming. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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