[ noun ] the act of giving a new definition


"words like `conservative' require periodic redefinition" "she provided a redefinition of his duties"

Used in print

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

The introduction of the United_States_Pharmacopoeia reference standard in 1952 and the redefinition and equating of the USP and international units of thyroid stimulating activity have made_it possible to compare results published by different investigators since that time .

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