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tr.v. re·used, re·us·ing, re·us·es
To use again, especially after salvaging or special treatment or processing.

re·us′a·bil′i·ty n.
re·us′a·ble adj. & n.
re·use′ (-yo͞os′) n.
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designating wool fiber derived from used materials, as old wool clothing and rags.
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We broadly use the terms brownfields and land reuse sites to represent properties that are potentially contaminated and might be reused (
Wong, Alspach, and Chalmers describe the current technology of membranes and filtration to treat waste water so it can be reused in various applications.
When Cochrane, a well-established organization in the medical field, concluded that catheters could be reused without an increased risk of infection, it didn't sit right with a clinician and researcher from Vancouver, British Columbia.
Health experts said food items cooked with reused and substandard oil can cause serious diseases like kidney, liver complications, stomach upset, acidity, heart diseases and cancer.
'If it's reused, it doesn't need recycling' is their motto and it was designed to change attitudes and values, along with increasing awareness of the opportunities for reusing things.
Furniture is repaired and reused whenever possible and is frequently donated to nonprofits through a global furniture reuse program.
The existing foundation is reused "as is" after a detailed assessment and analysis of the existing foundation's load-carrying capacity and condition to meet the service life of the design.
Potable reuse refers to reused water you can drink.
Components that are less reused in repository called victim components [5].
Treating water is just the first step to guaranteeing wastewater is reused efficiently and effectively within a food and beverage plant It's vital for facilities to also keep in mind the transportation and storage of water.
Since wastewater reused for irrigation of fodder, fiber, and seed crops requires only primary treatment (screening and settling processes), each acre-foot reused could save about 200 KWH in direct energy requirements -- compared to ocean disposal -- by eliminating the secondary treatment and ocean outfall pumping.