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[ree-pros-est or, esp. British, -proh-sest] /riˈprɒs ɛst or, esp. British, -ˈproʊ sɛst/
(of wool) previously spun and woven but not used, as tailors' clippings.
Origin of reprocessed
1935-40; re- + processed
Related forms
unreprocessed, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Originally, the term referred to fabric made from partly reprocessed wool fibers, which were less fine than new wool.
  • Important information acquired while awake may be reprocessed during sleep.
  • The nitrates and other minerals can easily be recaptured and reprocessed by plants into a useable medium.
  • Ashes to ashes, dust to dust and the deceased to the breakfast table as delicious reprocessed protein food products.
  • Commercial power spent fuel can be reprocessed and re-burned.
  • Fuel stored in a central location in dry casks could easily be retrieved and reprocessed.
  • There are hundreds of thousands of possible products that can be made from it since it can be reprocessed again and again.
  • While poor markets for paper make such programs more expensive, the paper that is collected is reprocessed.

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