Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make a system or subsystem that meets the standards of one newly manufactured by disassembling a used one, cleaning, inspecting, replacing worn and defective parts, and reassembling.

Etymologies

re- +‎ manufacture (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Ailing General Motors was one of the big customers for SRC Holdings, a Springfield, Mo. -based group of companies that remanufacture products for the production of cars, trucks, and farm and construction equipment.

    Entrepreneurs smell opportunity

  • For example, the carbon footprint of manufacturing 100% PCR Polyethylene terephthalate (PET), like in a water bottle, is 60% lower than virgin PET (yes, that includes all the energy to collect, recycle, and remanufacture the plastic).

    Adam Lowry: Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic (PCR) Is the Answer

  • Huffington post is just a new media remanufacture of old media – fake ‘liberalism’ that always has the ‘peculiar exception’ about Israel and its supporters here … if either are discussed – its “the iraq war was about oil” and support from israel comes from Evangelical Christians. just me

    On Gaza: Huffington Post Takes Cues From Fox News « Antiwar.com Blog

  • But that would have nothing to do with Apple and everything to do with the companies contracted to remanufacture the HDs.

    Scripting News for 1/2/2008 « Scripting News Annex

  • The auto-repair segment of the car industry, with about 164,000 independent shops, is a small portion of the automotive aftermarket that includes maintenance shops, parts suppliers and companies that remanufacture engine parts, among others.

    Clunkers Plan Deflates Mechanics

  • If the Dutch government is going to such great pains to neutralize that article in Natuurwetenschap & Techniek NWT, perhaps you should contact that magazine directly with an outline for a great story on how Dutch tax dollars are being spent to remanufacture public opinion and undermine confidence in their journalism.

    Hugues Goosse and the Unresponsiveness of Juckes « Climate Audit

  • One might imagine that Bush and his team are wistfully trying to remanufacture the same sort of press coverage that he received then, back when the some of the country could swallow the idea that Bush was capable even of reasoning his way out of a paper bag.

    Firedoglake » I Need a Scorecard

  • Trading could be lively on Tuesday, however, as the U.S. Department of Defense said Monday afternoon it awarded a $1.0 billion contract to BAE Systems to remanufacture three types of Bradley fighting vehicles.

    Update -- BAE Falls As Saudis Threaten To End Lucrative Deal

  • The company confirmed it had received contract modifications worth $1.16 billion from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command -- one of the force's largest weapon systems research, development, and sustainment organizations -- to remanufacture and upgrade 610 Bradley Combat System vehicles and to provide spare components.

    BAE All That You Can Be

  • The Böhm set is just a remanufacture of the 1994 centenary release.

    The Golden Ring

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.