Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To fit out (a factory, for example) with a new set of machinery and tools for making a different product.
  • intransitive verb To revise and reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating or improving.
  • intransitive verb To fit out a factory with a new set of machinery and tools.

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  • verb To adjust; optimize; to rebuild.

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  • verb provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools
  • verb revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving

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  • "The thrust of the plan is to electrify the country's road and rail transport systems as much as possible with a renewable-powered grid, and the use a residual of liquid biofuels to replace oil for range-extending and some off-road and agricultural uses. Thousands of kilometres of new light and heavy rail would be laid across major cities. Car manufacturers would retool to make electric cars locally."

    - Paddy Manning, , theage.com.au, 30 April 2011.

    April 30, 2011

  • Hurry! Thank me now and get in before marky!

    April 30, 2011

  • Thank you, bilby.

    April 30, 2011