from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To figure again or anew.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To figure again.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To go over again; figure anew; represent anew.
- Specifically In astronomy, to correct or restore the parabolic figure of: said of a parabolic mirror.
Doubts about government pension accounting have been voiced by analysts for years, but with shortfalls in state and local pension plans exacerbated by the recession, the push to refigure pension fund shortfalls has gained political momentum.
Of course, let's compare that with the $2.8 billion that we spend in Afghanistan every week, just to see how we also need to refigure our priorities in the globe.
So they're thinking, well, maybe we can refigure the system and have the oil flow up those pipes that the mud was flowing down.
Some contrarian thinkers say that, rather than swamping and ultimately sinking the healthcare system, aging Baby Boomers have what it takes to reframe, refigure and redefine it.
Moreover, they felt that there was plenty of time -- and political latitude -- to refigure certain provisions, namely the estate tax.
Despite predictions by economists, policy makers and strategists that Baby Boomers will overwhelm the health care system, a few optimistic voices say Boomers can and will seize the opportunity to refigure, reframe and refocus health care.
And it would seriously refigure the balances of power in Congress -- in the process, endangering actually legislative policy, DADT included.
At the Ad Age conference, Mr. Wilson said the company's Twittering and Flickring is an example of how agencies should refigure their strategies and focus more on "earned media" tactics.
See also these selections ofbellies and vulvas,and this attempt to refigure imperfection.
Eventually we will have sub-specialized so pointedly for so long that some 'Renaissance' types will come along and refigure the overviews.