Advertisement

retrofit (v.)

"modify so as to incorporate changes made in later versions of the same model," 1954 (U.S. Air Force), from retro- + fit (v.). Related: Retrofitted; retrofitting. As a noun, "modification made to a product," 1956, from the verb.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Definitions of retrofit from WordNet
1
retrofit (v.)
provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture;
They car companies retrofitted all the old models with new carburetors
retrofit (v.)
fit in or on an existing structure, such as an older house;
The mansion was retrofitted with modern plumbing
retrofit (v.)
substitute new or modernized parts or equipment for older ones;
The laboratory retrofitted to meet the safety codes
2
retrofit (n.)
a component or accessory added to something after it has been manufactured;
retrofit (n.)
the act of adding a component or accessory to something that did not have it when it was manufactured;
the court ordered a retrofit on all automobiles
From wordnet.princeton.edu