Definition of retool in English:

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retool

Pronunciation: /riːˈtuːl/

verb

[with object]
1Equip (a factory) with new or adapted tools: textile-makers must retool plants to meet the demand for smaller quantities [no object]: we were going to have to retool (as noun retooling) the enormous cost of retooling
More example sentences
  • Building a new building, retooling a factory - that is modernization in a visible and tangible form.
  • Putting in more expensive tape drives would up server prices in the price-sensitive small business market, and might require factory retooling.
  • Three years on, Boeing is retooling some of the world's most complex manufacturing practices, while shaking the kinks out of its supply-chain process.
1.1Alter the form or character of; reshape: he has had little time to retool his candidacy
More example sentences
  • The school house must retool quickly to provide relevant training to a larger number of students.
  • Next year they are shutting our plant down to retool for production of three different vehicles simultaneously.

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