rejuvenate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rejuvenate become young again "The old man rejuvenated when he became a grandfather"
    • v rejuvenate return to life; get or give new life or energy "The week at the spa restored me"
    • v rejuvenate make younger or more youthful "The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him"
    • v rejuvenate develop youthful topographical features "the land rejuvenated"
    • v rejuvenate cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Rejuvenate To render young again.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • rejuvenate To restore the appearance, powers, or feelings of youth to; make as if young again; renew; refresh.
    • rejuvenate Of a stream, to increase its gradient, and with this, its velocity and erosive power, so that its effectiveness and apparent youth are renewed. This result is produced by the uplifting of a region which has been notably reduced by the erosion of the streams which continue to occupy it.
    • rejuvenate Of a region, to again impress the characters of youthful topography upon (it) when it is well advanced in its erosion cycle. This effect is dependent upon rejuvenation of the streams.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Rejuvenate rē-jōō′ve-nāt to renew: to make young again
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Quotations

  • KaThe Kollwitz
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    “For the last third of life there remains only work. It alone is always stimulating, rejuvenating, exciting and satisfying.”
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Human beings, by change, renew, rejuvenate ourselves; otherwise we harden.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. re-, re- + L. juventis, young, youthful
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. re-, again, and juvenescent.

Usage

In literature:

Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary, The.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
The white beard, whose tips time has rejuvenated, no barber can remove.
"Jewish Literature and Other Essays" by Gustav Karpeles
Don't you remember rejuvenating him?
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
Against that electrified and rejuvenated team, the Army didn't have a chance.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
Her mother returned at the end of five minutes, looking wonderfully better, and in fact quite rejuvenated.
"The School Queens" by L. T. Meade
Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary, The.
"Thurston of Orchard Valley" by Harold Bindloss
In an hour we shall all have been rejuvenated.
"When the Sleepers Woke" by Arthur Leo Zagat
Steinach has not yet tried whether a third rejuvenation is possible.
"The Goat-gland Transplantation" by Sydney B. Flower
Sir Henry was delighted with her, and said she had rejuvenated his own art.
"Mummery" by Gilbert Cannan
Occasionally rejuvenating old vines by pruning is worth while.
"Manual of American Grape-Growing" by U. P. Hedrick
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In poetry:

Only a moment!—and then
The chill and the shadow decline,
On the eyes of rejuvenate men
That were wide and divine.
"Cloud-Break" by Archibald Lampman
If I could make my verses as beautiful
as this land is blithe and rejuvenates,
filled with grace, the result of high courage;
they'd be immortal, you forever cherished.
""Honored waters, and you, enchanted shores"" by Veronica Gambara

In news:

Romney rejuvenated in Ohio rally.
Rejuvenated Mariners now face big test versus Texas.
Rejuvenated Silverbacks get first home win of year.
Rejuvenated defense leading late-season charge for Coastal Carolina.
Michigan Wolverines, rejuvenated after idle week, get ready for Purdue.
North Hills prepares for a rejuvenated Seneca Valley.
Rejuvenated UGA in thick of title race.
A rejuvenated Fuquay-Varina wrestling team tops Middle Creek.
Some plastic surgeons have begun using the injectable filler known as Sculptra to provide patients with clevage rejuvenation .
Williams-Sonoma has acquired Rejuvenation Inc for an undisclosed price, the company announced last week.
Ultherapy, the latest non-surgical treatment to rejuvenate aging facial and neck skin, uses focused ultrasonic energy to tighten loose skin.
CaloSpa Rejuvenation Center's "Beverly Hills in the Ville" with Dr Zein Obagi.
Tis The Season For NBA Rejuvenation .
"We need to rejuvenate ," IOC President Jacques Rogge said Friday at the opening of the inaugural Winter Youth Olympics.
CIA Plans Rejuvenation for Responsible Care.
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In science:

This implies that in the present-day universe, any growth mechanism that causes the “rejuvenation” of NSCs occurs only in (gas-rich) disk galaxies.
Formation, Growth, and Destruction of Nuclear Star Clusters
It is noticeable that such a behaviour shares some similarities with the phenomena of rejuvenation and memory observed in the context of spin glasses .
Memory in aged granular media
We show that the Random Energy Model has interesting rejuvenation properties in its frozen phase.
Rejuvenation in the Random Energy Model
A small temperature change in the low temperature phase of spin-glasses is able to ‘rejuvenate’ an already aged system [1, 2, 3].
Rejuvenation in the Random Energy Model
Finally, the ‘temperature chaos’ interpretation of the rejuvenation effect has to be compatible with the simultaneous memory that one observes experimentally. A scenario for this was recently proposed in .
Rejuvenation in the Random Energy Model
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