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rewire (riːˈwaɪə Pronunciation for rewire



  1. (transitive) to provide (a house, engine, etc) with new wiring

Derived Forms

reˈwirable adjective

Example Sentences Including 'rewire'

"He now has to rewire his brain so he can walk properly, and that will probably take a few more weeks.
New Zealand Herald (2003)
A buyer can expect to pay between $16,000 and $20,000 to rewire a house entirely, Mr. Francis says.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Could pollutants that mimic hormones rewire our reproductive circuitry?
New Scientist (1998)
Perhaps I'm preaching to the converted, but remember you don't need to rewire the house just to turn on a light switch.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
This suggests that early negative experiences might rewire the brain in terms of its response to stress.
Claudia Hammond EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)


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