Definitions

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  • v. Alternative spelling of re-attached, the past participle of re-attach.

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Examples

  • That would make the skull unfit to be reattached, which is why doctors would use an implant, Riggs said.

    Gabrielle Giffords to undergo skull surgery

  • At the end of the procedure, surgeons reattached the nose and made sure that Sammy had the necessary painkillers.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • Using both hands, she reattached the security chain, then she led the way into the house, turning on lights as she went.

    Fatal Error

  • A hospital spokesperson told the news service that the man, who had Medicare, "lost half the finger, but doctors reattached it and he was sent home the same night."

    Boing Boing

  • What Ai produced amounted to an elegant mix of everyday objects whose functions had been reworked into the absurd: a shovel handle attached to the neck of a violin, a pair of men's shoes cut in half, with their front halves reattached back to back.

    The Art of Resistance

  • The skull fragment is reattached, or a plastic implant is attached, with minuscule titanium screws and plates.

    Giffords' skull to be reattached, doctors say

  • When bone is reattached, the removed fragment usually fuses back with the rest of the skull and becomes completely vascularized again over about a three- to six-month period, Kim said, meaning the blood supply grows back into the bone.

    Giffords' skull to be reattached, doctors say

  • When patients are particularly close to a blast they can suffer "de-gloving," when portions of flesh are partially torn from the face and must be surgically reattached.

    Eye doctors salvage sight in war zone

  • I had a similar problem, but my guide was simply unglued, so I reattached the rod tip with E-6000, and the rod tip now guides just fine.

    I cracked the tip of my fly rod on a rock last year.

  • That does not even include the assortment of arteries and veins that would need to be reattached.

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