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reassemble

Syllabification: re·as·sem·ble
Pronunciation: /ˌrēəˈsemb(ə)l
 
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Definition of reassemble in English:

verb

[no object]
1(Of a group) gather together again: after lunch the class reassembled
More example sentences
  • After initially performing the piece, the group reassembled just last week to put together this version.
  • The group will be looking at ways and means to drum up support for the marathon and also organising things for next autumn when the group will reassemble.
  • The group reassembled around the monitors once again.
1.1 [with object] Put (something) together again: the trucks had to be reassembled on arrival
More example sentences
  • A new airport facility will enable cyclists to disassemble and box their bikes on departure, then reassemble them on arrival and ride home.
  • For ease and safety, the students first fitted the frame together on the ground, then took it apart and reassembled it in place.
  • By first isolating individual strands and then reassembling them back into fibres, chemists make fibres with as few defects as possible, making them much stronger.

Derivatives

reassembly

1
noun
Example sentences
  • After its arrival by road, the 54 ft, seven-ton fuselage section was craned off its transporter, ready for the reassembly of the wings and tail section over the next few weeks.
  • The tiny organisms will serve as a DNA library in which the team can store its precious fragments for future reference, duplication, and genome reassembly.
  • Muybridge's two great breakthroughs were high-speed photographs of people and animals in motion and the reassembly of these sequences as projected animations.

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