Redintegration

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Redintegration (Chem) Restoration of a mixed body or matter to its former nature and state.
    • Redintegration Restoration to a whole or sound state; renewal; renovation.
    • Redintegration (Psychology) The law that objects which have been previously combined as part of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another; -- adopted by many philosophers to explain the phenomena of the association of ideas.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n redintegration The act or process of redintegrating; recombination, restoration, or reconstruction; restoration to a whole or sound state.
    • n redintegration In chem., the restoration of any mixed body or matter to its former nature and constitution.
    • n redintegration In psychology, the law that those elements which have previously been combined as parts of a single mental state tend to recall or suggest one another—a term adopted by many psychologists to express phenomena of mental association.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Redintegration restoration to integrity or to a whole or sound state: renovation
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. redintegratio,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. redintegrāre, -ātumre-, again, integrāre, to make whole—integer.

Usage

In literature:

The like is true of the breakdown and redintegration of devout ritual after such a revulsion.
"The Theory of the Leisure Class" by Thorstein Veblen
He says that this suture insures the redintegration of the nerve much better.
"Old-Time Makers of Medicine" by James J. Walsh
Redintegration, Law of, 19; Total, 36.
"Essay on the Creative Imagination" by Th. Ribot
The disintegration of mental forms and their redintegration is the life of the imagination.
"The Sense of Beauty" by George Santayana
The function of logic is the redintegration of this experience.
"International Congress of Arts and Science, Volume I" by Various
It is a reduction of the original colliding contents to a form in which the effort at redintegration gets maximum efficiency.
"Essays in Experimental Logic" by John Dewey
However, I do not know of any instance of such tacit redintegration.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume I (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Or is the garage simply a means by which a divided body of activities is redintegrated or coordinated?
"Human Nature and Conduct" by John Dewey
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