Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To close again.

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  • verb To close or be closed after having previously been opened

Etymologies

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re- +‎ close

Examples

  • He had shot an astounding five-under-par 30 on the front nine, including an eagle on the same seventh hole, and at precisely 4:01 p.m. rolled in a 20-foot birdie putt on the 10th to reclose the gap with Clarke to a single stroke.

    Clarke's Win One for the Aged, If Not For the Ages

  • This prevents restenosis, which is the biggest problem with angioplasty—the dilations they make can reclose, either immediately or within six months.

    Last Words

  • Instead, she stopped the car and got out to watch Jared reclose the gate.

    Touch a Dark Wolf

  • The company is already conducting a big U.S. clinical trial that will compare its stent to Boston Scientific's on actual clinical endpoints such as heart attacks and deaths, rather than just whether it causes arteries to reclose.

    J&J Targets Stent Maker

  • • Once you have opened cookie, cereal, or other packages or boxes, fold over the inner bag tightly and reclose the outer package tightly.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • • Once you have opened cookie, cereal, or other packages or boxes, fold over the inner bag tightly and reclose the outer package tightly.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • • Once you have opened cookie, cereal, or other packages or boxes, fold over the inner bag tightly and reclose the outer package tightly.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • • Once you have opened cookie, cereal, or other packages or boxes, fold over the inner bag tightly and reclose the outer package tightly.

    HOME COMFORTS

  • “I will open this locket, take out its contents, whatever they may be, and reclose it so that the maker, if still alive — which is not very probable — should not know that it had been meddled with.”

    Erema

  • Once you escape the 6 - to 9-month period, in general, if the stent has stayed open during that long, it's very unlikely to reclose after that.

    CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Which Candidate Deserves Florida's 25 Electoral Votes? - November 22, 2000

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