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See also: reengineer



re- +‎ engineer


re-engineer (third-person singular simple present re-engineers, present participle re-engineering, simple past and past participle re-engineered)

  1. To modify the design of an existing system, organization, process or product in order to make it more effective, efficient or responsive.
    • 2020 August 12, Richard Clinnick, “'319' conversion advances Orion freight plans”, in Rail, pages 14-15:
      The first to be converted is 319010, which was re-engineered internally by Gemini Rail Services at Wolverton Works and is now at Brush Traction, Loughborough, being fitted with diesel gensets.