recapping

recap

1 [v. ree-kap, ree-kap; n. ree-kap]
verb (used with object), recapped, recapping.
1.
to recondition (a worn automobile tire) by cementing on a strip of prepared rubber and vulcanizing by subjecting to heat and pressure in a mold.
noun
2.
a recapped tire.

Origin:
1935–40; re- + cap1

recappable, adjective
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recap

2 [ree-kap]
noun
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), recapped, recapping.

Origin:
1945–50; by shortening

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recap
 
vb , -caps, -capping, -capped
1.  informal short for recapitulate
 
n , -caps, -capping, -capped, -caps
2.  informal short for recapitulation
3.  (Austral), (NZ) another name for retread
 
re'cappable
 
adj

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recap
"put a strip of rubber on the tread of a tire," 1856. Used of automobile tires 1920s. As a shortened form of recapitulate, it dates from 1920s (see recapitulation).
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recap
recapitulation
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