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  • noun Plural form of refit.


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  • It was a simpler time, when wars lasted about an hour, ships did not have the "refits" that covered their flaws and complicated their tactics, and a captain with some guts could get things taken care of before the admirals got involved (and in the way).

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  • The problem is how to decide when to require plant operators to implement costly refits of new technology on older plants—and this is where Japan's regulators could ultimately come in for some justifiable scrutiny.

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  • Daimler supplies some 23,000 diesel engines a year to Tognum, which modifies and refits them for use in agricultural machinery, ships, cranes and other heavy equipment, generating several-hundred million euros in annual revenue from the supply relationship.

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  • "We are disappointed the government didn't properly consider the views of the tens of thousands of smaller retailers nationwide who are worried about costly shop refits, losing trade to big supermarkets and the black market, especially against a backdrop of tough economic times," a BAT spokesperson said.

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  • The German luxury-auto and truck maker supplies some 23,000 diesel engines a year to Tognum, which modifies and refits them for use in agricultural machinery, ships, cranes and other heavy equipment.

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  • ALTERATIONNot one for beginners, the Bicycle Gear Calculator iPhone, £2.99 lets you calculate gear ratios and gear inches using your bike's measurements, making it invaluable for conversions, refits or anyone building a bike from scratch.

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  • Our immediate focus right now is to accelerate certain effects throughout the wintertime, a time that traditionally sees less violence, when the enemy refits, rearms, retrains, and prepares for the upcoming spring and summer operations.

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  • Instead, the U.K. government hopes to negotiate an arrangement by which the partners agree to co-ordinate refits of their carriers so that there is always at least one, either French or British, available from the European theatre.

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  • The commodity price boom will boost key export prices, but also encourage imports of capital equipment as the resources industry refits existing mines and opens new ones.

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  • Troops, enjoy the R&R, weapons refits, and new ammo loads because we should all be on stand-by for another possible kamikaze attack by the desperate-Dems.

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