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[ree-mod-l] /riˈmɒd l/
verb (used with object), remodeled, remodeling or (especially British) remodelled, remodelling.
to model again.
to reconstruct; make over.
1780-90; re- + model
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remodeler; especially British, remodeller, noun
2. renew, renovate, re-create, repair. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for remodeling
  • Our skeletons are continually being broken down and rebuilt through a mechanism known as bone remodeling.
  • It's the speaker for those of us who don't consider interior remodeling part of a sound system.
  • Before embarking on any home remodeling, make sure your architect has green credentials.
  • The remodeling was completed without shutting the stores.
  • Attempts to boost sales by remodeling stores and adding more consumer electronics products failed.
  • There are plenty of house and garden remodeling shows.
  • He doesn't have to trade any of them to begin the remodeling process.
  • He leads the community in remodeling a rundown church and gains supporters as he seeks his own salvation.
British Dictionary definitions for remodeling


verb (transitive) (riːˈmɒdəl) -els, -elling, -elled (US) -els, -eling, -eled
to change or alter the structure, style, or form of (something): expand and remodel the kitchen
to model again in clay, wax, etc; remould
noun (ˈriːˌmɒdəl)
something that has been remodelled
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Word Origin and History for remodeling



1789, from re- "back, again" + model (v.). Related: Remodeled; remodeling.

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remodeling in Medicine

remodeling re·mod·el·ing (rē-mŏd'l-ĭng)
A cyclical process by which bone maintains a dynamic steady state through resorption and formation of a small amount of bone at the same site.

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