Definitions for retreadriˈtrɛd; ˈriˌtrɛd

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  1. retread, recap(verb)

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

  2. rework, make over, retread(verb)

    use again in altered form

    "retread an old plot"

  3. retread, remold, remould(verb)

    give new treads to (a tire)

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  1. Retread

    to tread again

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  1. Retread

    Retread, also known as "recap," or a "remold" is a re-manufacturing process for tires that replace the tread on worn tires. Retreading is applied to casings of spent tires that have been inspected and repaired. It preserves about 90% of the material in spent tires and the material cost is about 20% compared to manufacturing a new one.

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  1. Rerated

  2. Treader

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