Definitions for RECAPˈriˌkæp, riˈkæp; ˈriˌkæp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•capˈriˌkæp, riˈkæp; ˈriˌkæp(v.; n.)-capped, -cap•ping

  1. (v.t.)to recondition (a worn automobile tire) by cementing on a strip of prepared rubber and vulcanizing by subjecting to heat and pressure in a mold.

    Category: Automotive

  2. (n.)a recapped tire.

    Category: Automotive

Origin of recap:

1935–40

re•cap′pa•ble(adj.)

re•capˈriˌkæp(n.; v.)-capped, -cap•ping.

  1. (n.)a recapitulation.

  2. (v.i.)to recapitulate.

Origin of recap:

1945–50; by shortening

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recapitulation, recap, review(noun)

    a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

  2. retread, recap(verb)

    a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads

  3. recapitulate, recap(verb)

    summarize briefly

    "Let's recapitulate the main ideas"

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