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rewire

[ree-wahyuh r] /riˈwaɪər/
verb (used with object), rewired, rewiring.
1.
to provide with new wiring:
to rewire a house.
verb (used without object), rewired, rewiring.
2.
to install new wiring.
Origin of rewire
1900-1905
1900-05; re- + wire
Related forms
rewirable, adjective
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Examples from the web for rewire
  • The window in which experience can best rewire those connections is highly specific to each brain area.
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  • After a hemisphere is forced to manage on its own, it can rewire itself to handle all the tasks of a full brain.
  • Other people are looking at hardware that actually evolves--they use circuitry that can rewire itself.
  • The adult human brain is surprisingly malleable: it can rewire itself and even grow new cells.
  • Push the pedal, and the brain is less able to rewire itself.
  • Exercising auditory regions helps to rewire the brain.
  • Antidepressants may prime the adult brain to rewire faulty circuits during therapy.
  • Such continued distractions only wire and rewire the brain become more and more receptive to stress and unhappiness.
British Dictionary definitions for rewire

rewire

/riːˈwaɪə/
verb
1.
(transitive) to provide (a house, engine, etc) with new wiring
Derived Forms
rewirable, adjective
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