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[ noun ] a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured

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component

2
[ verb ] substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones

Examples

"The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes"

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overhaul

3
[ verb ] fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house

Examples

"The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing"

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install

4
[ verb ] provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture

Examples

"They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors"

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supply

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[ noun ] the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured

Examples

"the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles"

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addition

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