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verb (used with object)
to treat or process (used or waste materials) so as to make suitable for reuse:
recycling paper to save trees.
to alter or adapt for new use without changing the essential form or nature of:
The old factory is being recycled as a theater.
to use again in the original form or with minimal alteration:
The governor recycled some speeches from his early days.
to cause to pass through a
to recycle laundry through a washing machine.
verb (used without object)
to pass through a
again; repeat a process from the beginning.
to undergo reuse or renewal; be subject to or suitable for further use, activity, etc.:
The industry will recycle and become profitable once more.
the act or process of recycling.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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But they caution that a tree with tinsel or fake snow spray cannot be
old musical formulas, with singers lip-syncing to pre-recorded tracks instead of performing live.
Although it is new, the structure looks old, thanks to
wood and comfortable furnishings.
He's built us some amazing decking out of all
Some are ready made, others
, and many repurposed.
But those weren't the only
pieces in the garden.
The fountain in this courtyard was made of
Sofas and chairs have soy-based cushions,
fiber filling for pillows with organic and natural fabrics.
After an update to its software, a robot scientist has
its previous research to make a new biological discovery.
It also guarantees that, because fewer units get
, more end up in landfills.
British Dictionary definitions for
to pass (a substance) through a system again for further treatment or use
to reclaim (packaging or products with a limited useful life) for further use
to institute a different cycle of processes or events in (a machine, system, etc)
to repeat (a series of operations)
the repetition of a fixed sequence of events
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