v. re·fit·ted, re·fit·ting, re·fits
To prepare and equip for additional use.
To be made fit again.
n. (rēfĭt′, rē-fĭt)
1. Repair of damage or wear: "a house ... in need of a major refit" (Nancy Holmes).
2. A secondary or subsequent preparation of supplies and equipment.
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