Etymology
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rewire (v.)

also re-wire, "provide with new or different wiring," 1903, from re- "back, again" + wire (v.). Related: Rewired; rewiring.

updated on August 08, 2021

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Definitions of rewire from WordNet

rewire (v.)
provide with new wiring;
the university rewired the dormitories when most students brought computers and television sets
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