reprocess - definition in the Business English Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “reprocess”

See all translations

reprocess

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌriːˈprəʊses/ US   /ˌriːˈprɑːses/ PRODUCTION, ENVIRONMENT
to deal with waste materials so that they can be used again: They won the contract to reprocess fifteen thousand tonnes of waste. Most of the used fuel can be reprocessed. The car runs on reprocessed cooking oil.
→  Compare recycle
Translations of “reprocess”
in Chinese (Traditional) 再加工,再處理,後處理(廢棄物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 再加工,再处理,后处理(废弃物)…
(Definition of reprocess from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of reprocess?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “reprocess” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More