Definitions

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  • noun A recapitulation.
  • verb To recapitulate.
  • verb To seal (something) again with a cap.

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  • noun a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
  • noun a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
  • verb summarize briefly

Etymologies

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Shortened from recapitulate/recapitulation

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re- + cap

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