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re·tread

 (rē-trĕd′)
tr.v. re·tread·ed, re·tread·ing, re·treads
1. To fit (a worn automotive tire) with a new tread.
2. To make or do over again, especially with minimal revision; rehash: retreading a familiar story line.
n. (rē′trĕd′)
1. A tire that has been fitted with a new tread.
2. A revision or reworking; a remake or rehash: a trite retread of an old musical.
3. Informal A person who has been retrained for work.

retread

vb, -treads, -treading or -treaded
(Automotive Engineering) (tr) another word for remould2
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) another word for remould3
2. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) informal Austral and NZ a pensioner who has resumed employment, esp in a former profession
3. (Film) a film, piece of music, etc, which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original
4. (Pop Music) a film, piece of music, etc, which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original
5. a film, piece of music, etc, which is a superficially altered version of an earlier original

re•tread

(v. riˈtrɛd; n. ˈriˌtrɛd)

v.t.
1. to put a new tread on (a worn pneumatic tire casing) either by recapping or by cutting fresh treads.
2. to revive or rework, esp. without the inventiveness of the original.
n.
3. a tire that has been retreaded.
4. Informal. a person returned to a position or occupation after retirement or dismissal.
5. a reviving or reworking of an old or familiar idea, story, etc.

retread


Past participle: retreaded
Gerund: retreading

Imperative
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retread
Present
I retread
you retread
he/she/it retreads
we retread
you retread
they retread
Preterite
I retreaded
you retreaded
he/she/it retreaded
we retreaded
you retreaded
they retreaded
Present Continuous
I am retreading
you are retreading
he/she/it is retreading
we are retreading
you are retreading
they are retreading
Present Perfect
I have retreaded
you have retreaded
he/she/it has retreaded
we have retreaded
you have retreaded
they have retreaded
Past Continuous
I was retreading
you were retreading
he/she/it was retreading
we were retreading
you were retreading
they were retreading
Past Perfect
I had retreaded
you had retreaded
he/she/it had retreaded
we had retreaded
you had retreaded
they had retreaded
Future
I will retread
you will retread
he/she/it will retread
we will retread
you will retread
they will retread
Future Perfect
I will have retreaded
you will have retreaded
he/she/it will have retreaded
we will have retreaded
you will have retreaded
they will have retreaded
Future Continuous
I will be retreading
you will be retreading
he/she/it will be retreading
we will be retreading
you will be retreading
they will be retreading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been retreading
you have been retreading
he/she/it has been retreading
we have been retreading
you have been retreading
they have been retreading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been retreading
you will have been retreading
he/she/it will have been retreading
we will have been retreading
you will have been retreading
they will have been retreading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been retreading
you had been retreading
he/she/it had been retreading
we had been retreading
you had been retreading
they had been retreading
Conditional
I would retread
you would retread
he/she/it would retread
we would retread
you would retread
they would retread
Past Conditional
I would have retreaded
you would have retreaded
he/she/it would have retreaded
we would have retreaded
you would have retreaded
they would have retreaded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.retread - a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, rubber tire - a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel
Verb1.retread - use again in altered form; "retread an old plot"
work on, work, process - shape, form, or improve a material; "work stone into tools"; "process iron"; "work the metal"
2.retread - give new treads to (a tire)
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
Translations

retread

[ˈriːtred]
A. N (= tyre) → neumático m recauchutado, llanta f recauchutada, llanta f reencauchada (LAm)
B. [ˌriːˈtred] VT [+ tyre] → recauchutar, reencauchar (CAm)

retread

[riːˈtrɛd]
vt [+ tyre] → rechaper
[ˈriːtrɛd] npneu rechapé

retread

vt tyredie Laufflächen erneuern von
n (= tyre)runderneuerter Reifen

retread

[n ˈriːˌtrɛd; vb ˌriːˈtrɛd]
1. ngomma rigenerata
2. vt (Aut) (tyre) → rigenerare
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The retread manufacturing plant at the company's Alfreton headquarters houses specialist equipment for retreading and remolding earthmover tires, including the capacity to retread 57-in.
Likewise, the US-based global company, Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions (BBTS), has gone into partnership with the Brazilian Mallon Group to expand its retreading and sales outlet in the country.
Currently, our study shows that retreading is (being carried out) only 16 per cent of the new replacement market in truck and bus segment in Oman.
One used tire can equal 2-3 tires after retreading for many times.
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