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re- +‎ bulb


rebulb (third-person singular simple present rebulbs, present participle rebulbing, simple past and past participle rebulbed)

  1. (transitive) To change the bulb in (a light fitting).
    • 2009 February 12, Glenn Collins, “Restored to the Glamour of Its Vaudeville Days”, in New York Times[1]:
      Furthermore, multiple levels of ceiling cove lighting were rewired, then the fixtures rebulbed, as restorers say, returning the illumination to a glory not seen for 50 years, Mr. Tarozzi said.