Pronunciation: /riːˈfɪt /(refits, refitting, refitted) [with object]
- Replace or repair machinery, equipment, and fittings in (a ship, building, etc.): a lucrative contract to refit a submarine fleetMore example sentences
- She spent the first winter refitting a tall ship in a village in Spain.
- He recalls his younger days working alongside platers and welders in the Southampton shipyard of Vosper, repairing and refitting liners such as the QE2 and the Canberra.
- On the way he had discovered Hawaii, a perfect place for refitting his ships.
Pronunciation: /ˈriːfɪt /Back to top
- A restoration or repair of machinery, equipment, or fittings: the minesweeper is back in action following an extensive refit [mass noun]: the refit of ships damaged by enemy actionMore example sentences
- Now, after an extensive refit and repairs, carried out at Portsmouth, the ship is again preparing for front-line service.
- Gawler had just completed a 16-week period that included a refit at Darwin Ship Repair and Engineering.
- The yacht has been undergoing an extensive refit in North Vancouver ever since Lyon and crew sailed it to Vancouver from Holland last June.
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