- 1Fill (something, especially a tyre) with air or gas again: the tyre was reinflated from the truck’s compressorMore example sentences
- It seals the puncture and the tyre can then be reinflated ready for use.
- They put in two chest tubes to reinflate my lung.
- The really ironic thing is, once I get the tires reinflated I have to cycle down to the bike shop anyway to get the gears fixed on the darn thing!
- 2Cause inflation of (a currency) or in (an economy) again: bond markets are healthy because they believe Mr. Greenspan won’t reinflate the currencyMore example sentences
- He, apparently, was intent on reinflating the economy through cuts in interest rates and credit expansion, but there was little effective change in monetary policies over the next several months.
- The usually prescribed solution is fiscal austerity combined with slowly reinflating the money supply while restoring the salvageable banks to solvency.
- Wary of reinflating the stock market and property bubbles in Japan, the country's central bank held back for a time from aggressively pumping money into the economy.
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- Apply around 90 compressions per minute with lung reinflation after every three chest compressions.
- Adequate air volume must be maintained with periodic manual reinflation.
- A successful reinflation effort, from these low rates, would be hugely negative for unpegged fixed-income debt securities.