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backfit

[bak-fit] /ˈbækˌfɪt/
verb (used with object), backfit or backfitted, backfitting.
1.
to update by providing new or improved equipment or features:
a five-year program of installing new power plants and backfitting existing ones.
Origin
back2 + fit1
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  • Bulletins that request action will be reviewed in accordance with backfit requirements.
  • Occupational exposure would be involved in backfit of plants that have operated.

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