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recycle

re·cy·cle

recycle

 
 
pronunciation:
ri saI kl
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part of speech: verb
inflections: recycled, recycles, recycling
definition: to put through a process that allows used things to be reused.
The city recycles old tires for use in making new roads.
 
derivations: recyclable (adj.), recyclability (n.)
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  • recycling:
    the activity of processing things so that they can be used again.
  • recyclable:
    able to be recycled.
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