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ree tred

  • n  a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
  • v  use again in altered form
    retread an old plot
  • v  give new treads to (a tire)

  • Less a work of original theory and more a compendium of facts from other people's books and studies, How Sex Works often feels like a retread of an uncomfortable high school sex-ed .
  • Even for a good retread job the tire must have some rubber on it.
  • Thiokol can retread over 1,000,000 civilian tires a month.
News & Articles

  • Art Imitates Life: With Nathan Lane in the lead, Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance is an entertaining, must-see spectacle
    Stage: Nathan Lane is playing a flamboyantly gay character on Broadway, one who feels compelled to be closeted, or at least discreet. No, his name is not Albert, and he doesn't try to pass as Mrs. Coleman, the mother of his lover's son. The Nance is definitely not a retread of The Birdcage . In fact, Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance is much gayer -- and far more sophisticated -- than The ...
    June 13, 2013 - Metro Weekly
  • Breaking Down Bill Belichick's History of Reclamation Projects in New England
    If there's one thing the New England Patriots seem to love, it's a retread. Throughout Bill Belichick 's career as the head coach in New England, the team has scooped up veteran players off the scrapheap, hopeful that a change of scenery will jump-start those veterans' lagging careers. 2013 has been no different. As ESPN reported , on Tuesday the team agreed to terms on a two-year deal with free ...
    June 11, 2013 - Bleacher Report

  • Stephen Fry in BBC News
    I am delighted to be given the opportunity to retread the 30 years Hugh and I have known each other and worked together,he said. "I hope GOLD viewers enjoy watching us grow older and older."
  • Jim DeMint in
    The Democrats' arrogance and audacious power-grabs have made Americans stand up and say, 'Enough is enough,'DeMint said. "We now see all too clearly that the hope and change the Democrats had in mind was nothing more than a retread of the...
  • Joe Sestak in CNN Political Ticker (blog)
    I really do think that Massachusetts said it very clearly for everyone - pox on both your houses down there. We voted for change, not just in policy, but politics. They are tired - people are tired of this old retread tired politics of old,...

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