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  • adj. Having been reclaimed.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of reclaim.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. delivered from danger


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  • Featuring fabric reclaimed from the seat upholstery of underground tubes and buses, the shoes immortalize fifty years and ten lines of London public transit.

    Alexandra Kain | Inhabitat

  • Since Sarah Palin reclaimed feminism for conservative women with her mama grizzlies, record numbers of Republican women are running for political office and challenging traditional ideas of what female candidates should look like, how they should campaign and who may vote for them.

    Female Politicians Break Out, Try New Tactics

  • If "postmodern" can no longer be reclaimed from the school of cultural analysis I have described, however, I would rather discard it altogether, since I don't think metafiction, or experimental fiction more broadly, has much to do with that kind of politically-motivated criticism.


  • Yes | No | Report from stilloutoffocus wrote 1 year 7 hours ago here in southern indiana we have strip mining. the pits now being reclaimed is actually where i hunt and fish most of the year. but what i understand about mountain top removal its a different process all together. and most of the habitat ive heard about is golf courses.

    Mountain top removal...The View

  • Also check out Reclaimed Design, a beautiful modern room staged with pieces entirely reclaimed from the Los Angeles Times classifieds and reinvented by a bevy of talented Dwell-picked designers.

    Dwell on Design 2009 is This Month! | Inhabitat

  • I can easily overlook the occasional infelicity ( 'bloodcurdling cry' or 'It had to be a trick of the light') for such delights as '... a soft gray cardigan she had reclaimed from the rubbish after Peggy pronounced a verdict of moth.'

    The limits of competence

  • University of California, San Diego student Anthony Fu compares samples of bio-diesel fuel reclaimed from the school?

    Going green registers with colleges

  • Its folk-rock patriarch Paul Kelly brought younger stars, John Butler and Missy Higgins, out to join him for “From Little Things Big Things Grow,” a Dylan-style chronicle of land reclaimed from the British.

    Live Earth: Earnest Crooners and a “Supersonic Speed Machine” in Australia, China and Japan - ArtsBeat Blog -

  • On the one hand you have a religion that's a product of exactly the sort of Dionysian rebellion I'm talking about, in which the sacred domain was reclaimed from the priests.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Would it surprise anyone to learn that these four companies are based in the Netherlands and Belgium, that these two countries — most of whose territories were reclaimed from the seas — have a near monopoly in TSHDs?

    Archive 2006-07-01


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