regenerative

  • 1 Regenerative — Re*gen er*a*tive (r?*j?n ?r*?*t?v), a. Of or pertaining to regeneration; tending to regenerate; as, regenerative influences. H. Bushnell. [1913 Webster] {Regenerative furnace} (Metal.), a furnace having a regenerator in which gas used for fuel,… …

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  • 2 regenerative — c.1400, from Fr. régénératif or directly from M.L. regenerativus, from regeneratus (see REGENERATION (Cf. regeneration)) …

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  • 3 regenerative — [ri jen′ə rāt΄iv, ri jen′rə tiv] adj. [ME < MFr < ML regenerativus] 1. regenerating or tending to regenerate 2. of or characterized by regeneration regeneratively adv …

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  • 4 regenerative — [[t]rɪʤe̱nərətɪv[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Regenerative powers or processes cause something to heal or become active again after it has been damaged or inactive. ...the regenerative power of nature …

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  • 5 regenerative — regenerate ► VERB 1) regrow (new tissue). 2) bring new and more vigorous life to (an area or institution). 3) (especially in Christian use) give a new and higher spiritual nature to. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ reborn, especially in a spiritual or moral sense …

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  • 6 regenerative — adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or marked by regeneration 2. tending to regenerate …

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  • 7 Régénérative — Régénération Sommaire 1 Régénération biologique 2 Régénération écologique 3 Régénération forestière 4 Voir aussi …

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  • 8 regenerative — regeneratively, adv. /ri jen euhr euh tiv, euh ray tiv/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by regeneration. 2. tending to regenerate. [1350 1400; ME < ML regenerativus. See REGENERATE, IVE] * * * …

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  • 9 regenerative — adjective That serves to regenerate …

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  • 10 regenerative — re·gen·er·a·tive ri jen ə .rāt iv, jen (ə )rət adj 1) of, relating to, or marked by regeneration 2) tending to regenerate …

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  • 11 regenerative — re gen·er·a·tive || rɪ dÊ’enÉ™reɪtɪv / rÉ™tɪv adj. re creating, bringing back into existence; renewing, restoring to good condition; reviving, causing to be reborn …

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  • 12 regenerative — re·gen·er·a·tive …

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  • 13 regenerative — See: regenerate …

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  • 14 regenerative — re•gen•er•a•tive [[t]rɪˈdʒɛn ər ə tɪv, əˌreɪ tɪv[/t]] adj. of or characterized by regeneration re•gen′er•a•tive•ly, adv …

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  • 15 regenerative — /rəˈdʒɛnərətɪv/ (say ruh jenuhruhtiv) adjective 1. relating to regeneration. 2. tending to regenerate. –regeneratively, adverb …

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  • 16 regenerative — …

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  • 17 Regenerative cooling (rocket) — Regenerative cooling in rockets is where some or all of the propellant is passed through tubes, channels or otherwise in a jacket around the combustion chamber or nozzle to cool the engine because the fuel in particular and sometimes the oxidiser …

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  • 18 Regenerative cooling — is a method of cooling gases in which compressed gas is cooled by allowing it to expand and and thereby taking heat from the surroundings, the cooled expanded gas then passes through a heat exchanger where it cools the incoming compressed gas.… …

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  • 19 Regenerative capacitor memory — is a type of computer memory that uses the electrical property of capacitance to store the bits of data. Because the stored charge slowly leaks away, these memories must be periodically regenerated (i.e. read and rewritten, also called refreshed) …

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  • 20 Regenerative Design — is a process oriented systems thinking approach that is intended to create vibrant ecologies and exuberant cultures that continue to generate a surplus of fertility and vitality. The process is based on the concepts of Agile development… …

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