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reseat

[ree-seet] /riˈsit/
verb (used with object)
1.
to provide with a new seat or new seats.
2.
to seat again.
Origin
1630-1640
1630-40; re- + seat
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Examples from the web for reseat
  • Grind and reseat valves, using valve-grinding machines.
  • The leak occurred when a high pressure relief valve tripped and failed to reseat properly.
  • The safety valve could lift at successively lower pressures and fail to fully reseat.
  • Toilet leaks can be intermittent, a deteriorating flapper can become unseated and then reseat at the next flush.
British Dictionary definitions for reseat

reseat

/riːˈsiːt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to show (a person) to a new seat
2.
to put a new seat on (a chair, etc)
3.
to provide new seats for (a hall, theatre, etc)
4.
to re-form the seating of (a valve)
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Word Origin and History for reseat
v.

"to seat again," 1630s, from re- + seat (v.). Related: Reseated; reseating.

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