Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of refitting.

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

  • noun The act of refitting, or the state of being refitted.

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  • noun The act of refitting, or the state of being refitted.

Etymologies

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refit +‎ -ment

Examples

  • The troops released from Gallipoli wanted a lot of refitment, and would be slow in reaching the Transcaucasian frontier, where the Russians were threatening.

    Greenmantle

  • Pirate vessels tended to be less aesthetic than purpose-built spacecraft; they were usually largely modular, with alterations made on them higgledy-piggledy at clandestine illegal refitment facilities out in the depths of space.

    INTELLIVORE

  • With these regulations, joined to a due enforcement of discipline, I had the satisfaction to see my people orderly and full of zeal for the service in which we were engaged; and in such a state of health, that no delay at the Cape was required beyond the necessary refitment of the ship, and I still hoped to save a good part of the summer season upon the south coast of Terra Australis.

    A Source Book of Australian History

  • Every thing necessary being completed, and an additional complement of naval stores, received for the refitment of the _Bounty_; dropped down to

    Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora Despatched to Arrest the Mutineers of the 'Bounty' in the South Seas, 1790-1791

  • Janson, the Commodore's advocate, sent down the Viceroy of Canton's warrant for the refitment of the Centurion, and for supplying her people with all they wanted; and next day a number of Chinese smiths and carpenters went on board.

    Anson's Voyage Round the World The Text Reduced

  • Agamemnon is then to go to Gibraltar, for something like a refitment, having been without the slightest repair, in hull or rigging, sixteen months.

    The Life of the Right Honourable Horatio Lord Viscount Nelson, Volume 1

  • After their departure the Commodore with great impatience expected the resolution of the council, and the necessary licences for his refitment.

    Anson's Voyage Round the World The Text Reduced

  • The troops released from Gallipoli wanted a lot of refitment, and would be slow in reaching the Transcaucasian frontier, where the Russians were threatening.

    Greenmantle

  • I found from his talks with me that Captain Semmes had fully made up his mind to seek rest and refitment of ship in some friendly port where we could go into dock and allow the little ship that had been our home for twenty-two months to be made anew.

    Recollections of a naval life : including the cruises of the Confederate States steamers, "Sumter" and "Alabama",

  • He said they stood in urgent need of rest and refitment, but as usual he was full of fight and ready to meet any emergency.

    1914

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