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[ree-kuh n-vurt] /ˌri kənˈvɜrt/
verb (used with object)
to convert again.
to change back to a previous form, opinion, character, or function.
Origin of reconvert
1605-15; re- + convert1
Related forms
reconversion, noun
reconverter, noun Unabridged
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Examples from the web for reconvert
  • In other words, spent nuclear fuel is extremely difficult to reconvert into a form that can be used in another nuclear weapon.
  • The receivers reconvert the acoustic energy to an electrical signal, which is transmitted up the cable.
  • In about five years you would basically reconvert the entire industry.
  • As you pointed out, you reconvert to an electrical signal at these repeater stations.
British Dictionary definitions for reconvert


verb (transitive)
to change (something) back to a previous state or form
to bring (someone) back to his or her former religion
(property law) to convert back (property previously converted) into its original form, as land into money and vice versa See also conversion (sense 5)
Derived Forms
reconversion (ˌriːkənˈvɜːʃən) noun
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