adjective see recap IV

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • recappable — adj. can be reclosed with a cap; can be fitted with new treads (tire); can be recapitulated, can be summarized …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recappable — re·cap·pa·ble …   English syllables

  • recappable — (ˈ)rē|kapəbəl adjective Etymology: recap (III) + able : capable of being recapped …   Useful english dictionary

  • recap — I. noun Etymology: by shortening Date: circa 1926 recapitulation II. verb (recapped; recapping) Date: 1945 recapitulate III. noun Etymology: 4 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • recap — recap1 recappable, adj. v. /ree kap , ree kap /; n. /ree kap /, v., recapped, recapping, n. v.t. 1. 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. n …   Universalium

  • recap — ☆ ☆ recap recap1 [rē kap′; ] also, and for n. always [, rē′kap΄] vt. recapped, recapping [ RE + CAP ] to put a new tread on (a worn pneumatic tire) by cementing a strip of crude rubber to the old casing and vulcanizing in a mold; retread n. a… …   English World dictionary

  • re|cap|pa|ble — «ree KAP uh buhl», adjective. that can be recapped: »a recappable tire …   Useful english dictionary

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