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reheating

[ree-hee-ting] /riˈhi tɪŋ/
noun
1.
heating again.
2.
Aeronautics. a process in certain turbojet engines in which gases are expanded by turbines after combustion, burned again in a second chamber, expanded again by additional turbines, and released through the exhaust nozzle.
Origin of reheating
1720-1730
1720-30; re- + heating
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  • It's also a rare pleasure to see a new piece of furniture that isn't just a rehashing or reheating of modernist cliches.

    Sofa For A Siding Blake Gopnik February 3, 2013
Historical Examples
  • Tempering consists in reheating hardened steel and thus modifying or reducing its degree of hardness.

  • In the manufacture of "gold" red glass, the glass when first cooled shows no color, but on reheating the rich ruby color develops.

    Artificial Light M. Luckiesh
  • It happens that between the degree of hardness of hardened steel and the temper due to reheating it up to about 600° Fahr.

  • This is better than reheating and boiling again, as it destroys less of the flavor of the fruit.

    Science in the Kitchen. Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
  • Using fresh products, doing the canning properly and reheating before serving eliminates all danger.

    Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray
  • The boys bustled about, making coffee, broiling steak and reheating the potatoes that had been left over from their own meal.

  • In the same way, left-over foods from the table may be preserved by reheating and canning them.

    Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5 Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • Every move must count, and the exercise must be finished with a minimum of reheating and retouching, for the best results.

  • When the "new" stove was on, and the "old" one lit for reheating, I went to the pyrometer shanty.

    Steel Charles Rumford Walker

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