retool

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v retool provide (a workshop or factory) with new tools
    • v retool revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving "We must retool the town's economy"
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Usage

In literature:

To produce a new invention, you'd have to retool an entire factory.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
Impressions which are not "solid" must be reglaired, have fresh gold laid on, and be retooled.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
Now retool and get on with it.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
When you hear this, you do a quick retool.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Retooled Hardware Store Becomes LA's New Hot Spot.
Surviving a company-wrecking economy and its CEO's illness, Bridgewater Interiors retools for future growth and profitability.
GM's Latest Retooling: The Chrysler Merger.
In this undated image made available by Yahoo the company's recently retooled free email service is shown on a web device and tablet.
Starting September 15 production on '24' will be shut down while the show's staff retools the direction of the last six episodes.
The Jets cut another player yesterday in retooling their salary cap and personnel.
'Spider-man' reboot is subtle in its retooling.
Also on the recently retooled app's menu: dish recommendations and a filter for your likes and dislikes.
(Planning Your Career) Three R's of job searching: Reorganize , retool, reconnect.
1.7M OK'd to retool old spaces.
Says it will spend $75 million to retool part of its Michigan Truck factory in Wayne so it can make small car bodies.
Retool your sales process to meet tougher mortgage guidelines.
INTERVIEWS Metallica, Flaming Lips Retool Deep Purple Classics.
Window and door manufacturers are retooling, with equipment suppliers reporting more activity of late.
Chains retool their pricing strategies.
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In science:

PH is the result of a retooling of the NH function in order to remove the need to perform carry operations, which makes the function more suitable for a hardware implementation in terms of speed, space, and power consumption.
We Can Remember It for You Wholesale: Implications of Data Remanence on the Use of RAM for True Random Number Generation on RFID Tags (RFIDSec 2009)
The client organization may have little recourse but to bear the cost of retooling their software or †A solution which is commonly used in software development, but which is either ineffective or counterproductive.
KeyAuth: Bringing Public-key Authentication to the Masses
Several other experiments are ongoing: DASI continues to collect data from the South Pole (though retooled to measure all four Stokes parameters now); Boomerang and Maxima each plan to fly again, to measure polarization as well as remeasure temperature anisotropy.
Experimental CMB Status and Prospects: A Report from Snowmass 2001
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